The Boston Red Sox have officially picked up the organization’s 2018 club options for both left-handed pitcher Chris Sale and right-handed reliever Craig Kimbrel. In addition, Boston has also activated infielder Marco Hernandez and right-handers Tyler Thornburg and Steven Wright from the club’s 60-day disabled list. Lastly, left-hander Robbie Ross Jr. and infielder Josh Rutledge have elected free agency and have since been replaced on the team’s active roster by outfielder Bryce Brentz and fellow southpaw Williams Jerez.