435 N. Michigan Avenue
TT 400
Chicago, IL
60611
Mark Gonzales
Reporter, Specialist
My Role

Mark is responsible for covering many facets of the White Sox's baseball beat on a year-round basis. This entails daily coverage as well as documenting trends and anticipating moves that affect the team's roster, their future and their decision-making process. He follows the team on the road, from the start of spring training in Glendale, Ariz., to the end of their season. These developments are reported at ChicagoBreakingSports.com, at Twitter @MDGonzales and in the Tribune.
My Biography

Mark has been a full-time baseball beat writer since 1992, covering the San Francisco Giants for the San Jose (Calif.) Mercury News. He became the Diamondbacks' beat writer for the Arizona Republic in 2000 and became the newspaper's national baseball writer for the 2004 season. Mark has the distinction of covering two World Series champions - the 2001 Diamondbacks and the 2005 White Sox - as well as Stanford University's 1988 College World Series title team for the Peninsula Times Tribune in Palo Alto, Calif. Mark started his career in September of 1980 at the PTT and covered Barry Bonds' feats at Serra High School in San Mateo, Calif. In April of 1989, he moved to the Mercury News, covering numerous sports, including the University of California's 1992 Florida Citrus Bowl title team. Mark was a Tribune Beck Award recipient in February of 2006.
My Interests

Traveling to warm weather climates, photography, reading.
My Recent Articles

Now Cubs have to trade prospects wisely to obtain major league talent 3/1/2015
MESA, Ariz. — General manager Doug Melvin was a curious World Series observer despite a shocking tumble that eliminated his Brewers from playoff contention.

With timetable, Bulls send Derrick Rose a message: It's on you 3/1/2015
In case nobody got the message clearly enough when Bulls general manager Gar Forman announced Friday at the United Center that he expected Derrick Rose back in four to six weeks after successful knee surgery, the team issued a press release an hour later.

Blackhawks deal again, acquire center Antoine Vermette 3/1/2015
Blackhawks general manager Stan Bowman said he planned to keep working the phones and he wasn’t kidding.

After deal for Antoine Vermette, Blackhawks trade talk likely to subside 3/1/2015
There are whispers around the dressing room, text messages from friends and, of course, rampant speculation in both mainstream and social media.

Free-agent market offers many intriguing prospects for Bears 3/1/2015
With the NFL scouting combine in the rearview mirror, the league's spotlight has shifted quickly toward free agency, in which the Bears will make their first big steps in their roster revision efforts.