2) Red Sox infielder Yu Chang won't survive the trade deadline
The shortstop position has been a problem for the Red Sox all season long. Kiké Hernandez opened the season as the regular shortstop, replacing Xander Bogaerts, and was moved off of the position because of his ineffectiveness.
Pablo Reyes has gotten some playing time at shortstop and while he's hit for a high average, he has just a 90 WRC+ and is currently on the IL. Yu Chang is the shortstop now and he's slashing .164/.197/.397 with five home runs and 15 RBI in his 73 at-bats. Chang is a solid defender, but provides next to nothing offensively.
Offense isn't exactly Boston's problem, but you also can't run out a guy hitting well under .200 with a 50 WRC+ either. Trevor Story is coming back soon and can play shortstop. That should spell the end of the line for Chang.
The 27-year-old is out of options so he can't be sent down without going through waivers first. While I'm sure he'll clear, his spot on the 40-man is certainly in serious jeopardy.
If Boston is trying to compete, Chang isn't going to help them win. If they're sellers, you might as well see what a guy like David Hamilton can do. Chang isn't a part of the Red Sox future, so he won't have a spot here.