Rua went 2-for-3 with a walk and a run scored in Friday's 5-3 victory over the Tigers.

After supplying a three-run homer in Thursday's series-closing win over the Phillies, Rua was able to stay hot Friday with the opposition bringing a left-hander to the hill in Daniel Norris. Rua singled in his first at-bat and later added a double off Norris to bring his line against southpaws this season up to .267/.313/.433. Right-hander Justin Verlander is scheduled to start Saturday for the Tigers, but with lefty Matt Boyd on the mound Sunday, Rua could have another quality performance left in him during this series.

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