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

Overtime is winning time for Blackhawks 5/24/2015
Postseason greetings from the Blackhawks usually haven't been received warmly by opponents, especially when it comes to overtime.

Kris Bryant looks forward to matchup with Bryce Harper 5/24/2015
PHOENIX – Monday will mark a special reunion at Wrigley Field for Chicago Cubs’ rookie Kris Bryant and Washington Nationals standout Bryce Harper.

Juan Pablo Montoya wins Indianapolis 500 5/24/2015
INDIANAPOLIS -- Juan Pablo Montoya insisted he had the best car in the Team Penske stable — even to his three teammates, who all believed they were legitimate contenders to win the Indianapolis 500.

Kyle Schwarber on Joe Maddon's 2015 radar 5/24/2015
PHOENIX -- Kyle Schwarber made a favorable impression on manager Joe Maddon during his first major league spring training.

Ken Harrelson to miss White Sox road trip; Chuck Swirsky to sub 5/24/2015
The television broadcast team for the White Sox's upcoming 11-game trip will be a little different.