"I don't know if concern is the word, but you can tell it's not smooth," Ventura said. "It's not the norm for him. But he has a track record and you expect that to come out. You just have to stay with it."
Keppinger isn't the only White Sox hitter looking to find a groove. If the offense continues to collectively struggle, Ventura will consider changing some spots in the order.
"I don't see any reason why people have to hit in a certain spot," Ventura said. "Eventually, you have to find the one that works."
Robert Falkoff is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.