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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

Quick trip around Major League Baseball 8/1/2015
American League

Say what you will about Robin Ventura, but he's nothing if not steady 8/1/2015
Someone in the White Sox dugout Friday at U.S. Cellular Field wondered if manager Robin Ventura stopped shaving when his team started winning on its recent trip.

Trade deadline brings some much-needed drama to baseball's Dog Days 8/1/2015
Reality TV isn't really my thing.

Adam LaRoche's big night includes first career pitching appearance 8/1/2015
The White Sox pitcher on the mound in the ninth inning Friday night had Yankees second baseman Brendan Ryan grinning between pitches.

Friday's recap: Yankees 13, White Sox 6 8/1/2015
Mark Teixeira hit a grand slam off White Sox rookie Carlos Rodon and a two-run homer off reliever Matt Albers to help boost the Yankees to an 13-3 lead Friday night at U.S. Cellular Field. Teixeira homered from both sides of the plate for the 14th time in his career, a major-league record.