435 N. Michigan Avenue
TT 400
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 Game Day: Mariners lead 5-0 8/30/2015
The summary

Pennsylvania team will face Japan for Little League World Series championship 8/29/2015
It's safe to say 12-year-old Chayton Krauss had never before caused 46,000 people around him to erupt into screams of euphoria.

No one's rocking the boat in American League's dull wild-card race 8/29/2015
The worst race in baseball history enters its final month with the Rangers, Twins, Angels, Orioles and Rays all fighting for the second American League wild-card spot.

Flashback: Chicago Little Leaguer throws 8th no-hitter in LLWS history 8/29/2015
"The best thing that happened to me," Robert Stratta said, "was losing the Little League World (Series) championship."

Quick trip around Major League Baseball 8/29/2015
American League