"He would probably want to, and he's trying to take swings to see what it looks like," Ventura said. "But you don't want to put a guy out there that can't fully see.
"There is enough swelling above his eye that he can't fully see. He can do everything physically, but you don't want to put him out there in that situation."
With Monday's off-day, Ventura was hopeful that Konerko would be part of Tuesday's starting lineup against the Twins.