435 N. Michigan Avenue
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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

White Sox 3, Orioles 2 7/4/2015
All the action from U.S. Cellular Field.

White Sox top Orioles 3-2 for fourth straight win 7/4/2015
Only once this season had the White Sox won at least four games in a row. They made it twice Saturday when they topped the Orioles 3-2 at U.S. Cellular Field.

Robin Ventura on White Sox's 3-game win streak 7/4/2015
Robin Ventura on White Sox's 3-game win streak.

Former White Sox closer Bobby Jenks on returning to U.S. Cellular 7/4/2015
Former White Sox closer Bobby Jenks on returning to U.S. Cellular.

Stuffing the All-Star ballot box a time-honored tradition 7/4/2015
This is the column about how I fixed the baseball All-Star Game.