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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

Mike Shanahan: 'I really believe in Jay' 12/21/2014
It’s easy to see why the Bears would consider hiring Mike Shanahan as their next coach if they make a change after the season.

What did Jimmy Clausen give the Bears? Reasons to fire Marc Trestman and Phil Emery 12/21/2014
You know what Jimmy Clausen proved against the Lions on Sunday?

VOTE: Has Jay Cutler played his last game for the Bears? 12/21/2014

Derrick Rose, Taj Gibson expected to return for Bulls 12/21/2014
Taj Gibson practiced fully Sunday and Derrick Rose partially and both players are expected to return for the Chicago Bulls before Monday's home game against the Toronto Raptors.

Jimmy Butler amazing teammates as he makes the difficult clutch shots 12/21/2014
An hour later, Kirk Hinrich still shook his head.