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

Quenneville: Blackhawks 'didn't have much going' against Canucks 11/24/2014
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — The Blackhawks are ready to put Western Canada in their rearview mirror.

Sunday's results: Canucks 4, Blackhawks 1 11/24/2014
Summary

Believe it or not, Bears remain in the playoff hunt 11/24/2014
As improbable as it seems, two weeks after the Packers became the second team in as many games to hang 50 points on the Bears, this team is clinging to some hope.

Strong halftime message helps Bears beat Lovie Smith at his own game 11/24/2014
Showing urgency the opportunity required, Bears coach Marc Trestman spoke to his team inside the locker room at halftime Sunday with a voice that rose above its usual professorial tone.

Rough homecoming for Bucs' Lovie Smith, Josh McCown 11/23/2014
Lovie Smith was buttoned up and all business as usual following Sunday's 21-13 loss to the Bears.