• The Rangers scratched LHP Cole Hamels from Thursday’s start against the White Sox due to neck stiffness. Hamels said he woke up Wednesday with a stiff neck. “Sometimes in hotels it happens, I guess,” he said. • The Cardinals shifted RHP Adam Wainwright to the 60-day disabled list because of persistent pain in his right elbow, with no set timetable for his return.
• Nationals C Matt Wieters, who went on the 10-day DL last week, had surgery on his left hamstring.