Rua (back) was activated from the 10-day disabled list Monday. Rua, who resumed running and swinging a bat over the weekend, is back with the Rangers after spending more than six weeks on the disabled list with a back injury. The 28-year-old should provide outfield depth while offering a right-handed bat off the bench for the Rangers. Prior to injuring himself, Rua hit just .194/.223/.371 with six homers in 56 games for the big club.
Rua (back) is running and swinging a bat, Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports. Rua, who hasn't played in the majors since July 26, could return to the active roster before the season ends.
Rua (back) had an anti-inflammation injection Friday after being recalled from his minor-league assignment, T.R. Sullivan of MLB.com reports. Rua was sent on a rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Monday, but after he suffered a setback, he elected to get a shot. There's no clear timetable for his return from the disabled list, but if Rua begins to feel better in the coming days, he'll likely resume his rehab stint.
Rua (back) will begin a minor-league rehab assignment with Double-A Frisco on Monday. Rua has been on the shelf since the end of July due to back spasms. He's scheduled to play five innings in the outfield in his first game for the Rough Riders. Given the length of his absence, he'll need multiple rehab games to get back up to speed, leaving his likely return date sometime in early September.
Rua (back) was moved to the 10-day disabled list Saturday. Rua was scratched from Friday's matchup due to back spasms. It's unclear if he'll be forced to miss just the minimum.
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