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

Blackhawks still the team to beat in West 4/26/2015
A familiar echo bounced off the walls of the United Center at one point Saturday night after a familiar Blackhawks goalie made another save.

Blackhawks' top players come through in first-round clincher 4/26/2015
The Blackhawks' brightest stars made sure there was no Game 7 in Nashville.

Blackhawks advance with 4-3 victory over Predators 4/26/2015
The Predators came out firing on all cylinders, but the Blackhawks answered every challenge. 

Derrick Rose takes blame for Bulls' buzzer-beating loss to Bucks 4/26/2015
MILWAUKEE — One of the few things the Bulls didn't turn over Saturday in their shocking, buzzer-beating 92-90 loss to the Bucks was responsibility.

Should managers be held accountable for White Sox-Royals brawl? 4/25/2015
Managers Robin Ventura and Ned Yost got off the hook Saturday when Major League Baseball announced six player suspensions stemming from Thursday's brawl between the White Sox and Royals.