CHICAGO (AP) The St. Louis Cardinals have placed first baseman Matt Adams on the 15-day disabled list and recalled outfielder Randal Grichuk from Triple-A Memphis.
Adams was scratched from the Cardinals' lineup before Wednesday's game against Cincinnati with left shoulder inflammation. The DL stint is retroactive to Wednesday.
Adams is hitting .249 with 12 home runs and 44 RBIs in 95 games, including going 10 for 26 as a pinch-hitter.
The 24-year-old Grichuk is hitting .213 in 84 games with the Cardinals this season. He was available for Thursday night's game at the Chicago Cubs.