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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

How will Wrigley changes affect the game itself? 4/1/2015
It's hard to know what baseball at Wrigley Field will look like this year, thanks to one of the busiest offseasons in recent Cubs history.

Blackhawks fans should relax and enjoy what should be long playoff ride 4/1/2015
Here's what we know about the Blackhawks through 76 games of the regular season: They can be very, very good at times and not so good at others.

Cubs say Wrigley Field will be ready for Sunday's opener 3/31/2015
All systems are go for Sunday night’s opener at Wrigley Field, where the new jumbo-sized video board will debut along with manager Joe Maddon and ace Jon Lester.

Bulls building toward playoff readiness with Derrick Rose scrimmaging 3/31/2015
There are myriad ways to measure the supreme confidence and optimism emanating from the Bulls these days, from Derrick Rose scrimmaging hard for a second straight day Tuesday to the depth that has developed through the various injuries to the health that appears to be taking hold for the...

Former Bear Tank Johnson plans to offer advice to Ray McDonald 3/31/2015
Tank Johnson isn't looking for a job in crisis public relations, but he knows a few things about the road to repairing an image.