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

Sorry, Jared Allen, you're wrong, but we can compromise 11/26/2014
Take a breath, Jared. Take a breath.

Lance Briggs could miss 'maybe a few weeks' with injury 11/26/2014
Lance Briggs’ groin injury could sideline him for “maybe a few weeks,” he said Tuesday night on his TV show on Comcast SportsNet. That means the Chicago Bears’ veteran linebacker likely will miss Thursday’s game against the Detroit Lions.

Jimmy Butler stays hot, but Derrick Rose can't play in second half of loss 11/26/2014
DENVER — Jimmy Butler refuses to refer to himself as a star, but his coach begs to differ.

Tuesday's recap: Nuggets 114, Bulls 109 11/26/2014
The summary

Stephen Paea coming on strong to put pressure on Bears in contract year 11/26/2014
Bears defensive end Willie Young laughed, looking for the right way to explain it.