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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 down Red Sox 2-1 with run in 9th 4/16/2014
Erik Johnson matches Jake Peavy in pitchers' duel and Alexei Ramirez scores game winner from 2nd on throwing error The return of Red Sox right-hander Jake Peavy to U.S. Cellular Field for the opener of a three-game series against his former team was the big news before Tuesday night's White Sox game.

Photos: White Sox 2, Red Sox 1 4/16/2014

White Sox mark anniversary of Boston Marathon bombing 4/16/2014
The White Sox marked the first anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings during warm-ups tonight, as players and coaches wore T-shirts emblazoned with the “Boston Strong”  logo that became the city’s unofficial motto after the fatal attacks.

Baseball needs to channel 'inner Jackie Robinson' 4/16/2014
Sport wrestles with challenge of getting African-Americans involved as NBA and NFL role models dominate market Every year baseball honors Jackie Robinson on April 15, and every year we hear about a generation of black athletes tuning the game out.

Ken Williams likes direction White Sox are heading 4/16/2014
Club executive vice president believes roster back on track to developing 'hard-nosed, gritty' style of high energy team play White Sox groundskeeper Roger Bossard and his crew removed the ice and snow from the field Tuesday morning at U.S. Cellular Field, making it playable for the start of the Red Sox series.