"We might have a couple of pitchers take some batting practice," Ventura said. "We'll be creative today. [Gavin] Floyd is a pretty good hitter. He'd be available if we need something."
When reporters looked at Ventura in some disbelief, he stressed that Floyd legitimately could be a hitting possibility.
"I'm serious," Ventura said. "Floyd is the No. 1 Draft pick, fantasy league."