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Chicago, IL
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

Bryan Bickell scores game-winner in Blackhawks' 3-2 victory 11/27/2014
DENVER — After a misstep in Vancouver, the Blackhawks found their way again in stop No. 4 of their annual Circus Trip.

Ndamukong Suh presents quandary for Lions as free agency approaches 11/27/2014
Ndamukong Suh has cultivated a relationship with Warren Buffett but won't need advice from one of the world's wealthiest men to strike it big.

Illinois braces for physical game against Indiana State 11/27/2014
Illinois coach John Groce is a sucker for a good quote or a meaningful slogan.

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook pitching in on offense too 11/27/2014
DENVER — By the time Brent Seabrook left the ice as the Blackhawks' morning skate in Denver was winding down Wednesday, the veteran defenseman had fired 41 shots toward the nets at both ends of the rink.

Give Derrick Rose Thanksgiving off — through Christmas 11/27/2014
Send Derrick Rose home for Thanksgiving and shut him down until Christmas.