"Or a homer to win it. You know?" Ventura mused. "Something like that. I don't know if either of us has a plan of how it's going to go. But we'll talk about it on this road trip, just to see what he wants, too."
Konerko reiterated Tuesday that he's close to returning from a fractured left hand, which has sidelined him since Sept. 2, and he figures to have some at-bats before he gets back to Chicago for his final home series.
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