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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

NCAA tournament: Duke, Michigan State, Gonzaga, Louisville advance to Elite 8 3/28/2015
No. 7 Michigan State 62, No. 3 Oklahoma 58:  Denzel Valentine scored 13 of his 18 points in the second half to lead Michigan State to a 62-58 win over Oklahoma in an NCAA tournament East Regional semifinal on Friday night.

Players will have to adjust to evolving Wrigley Field just as fans will 3/28/2015
Cubs fans aren't the only ones wondering how the Wrigley Field renovation project will affect their day at the ballpark.

You can laugh with Joe Maddon but not at him, nor his Cubs anymore 3/28/2015
MESA, Ariz. — After Cubs second baseman Javier Baez was pummeled trying to turn a double play the other night against the Angels, manager Joe Maddon rushed out of the dugout wondering if he would need smelling salts.

Notre Dame embracing underdog role against unbeaten Kentucky 3/28/2015
CLEVELAND — There's a line in Notre Dame's fight song that says, "What though the odds be great or small, old Notre Dame will win over all."

Commissioner tells Kris Bryant's agent to butt out of Cubs business 3/28/2015
FORT MYERS, Fla. — Theo Epstein got some support from Major League Baseball in the Kris Bryant saga on Friday while MLB's investigation in tampering charges against the Cubs in the Joe Maddon hiring enters its final stage.