Former Holliday Eagle Zach Stewart will start opening day 2012 in a Chicago White Sox uniform.
The 25-year-old right-hander is one of seven relievers on the 25-man active roster. Stewart is 2-0 with a 3.67 ERA and nine strikeouts in spring training.
Stewart's most memorable moment of 2011 came on September 5 against the Minnesota Twins. He retired the first 21 batters of the game, pitching seven perfect innings, on the way to a one-hit shutout performance.
Overall, Stewart is 2-6 with a 5.88 ERA in 13 games of action in the majors. He's struck out 45, spending time with the White Sox and Toronto Blue Jays last season.