This article is part of our DFS KBO series.
On paper, Friday's five-game slate shapes up as a banner day for offense, considering no game has a projected total lower than the 9.5 runs attached to the Eagles-Twins matchup, and all four of the other contests have double-digit run tallies. As those numbers imply, there are some highly suspect arms on the mound, underscored by the fact there are a trio of starters with ERAs north of 5.00. There are some strikingly significant projected mismatches as well, with the Twins (-275), Dinos (-230) and Heroes (-225) all heavy favorites.
As is customary, I'll highlight both pitchers and hitters across various price points to consider for both cash games and tournaments. Considering some of the arms taking the hill, I'm only confident enough in two pitchers to spotlight, but I do have three stacks worth considering in the latter portion of the article, with one that could make for a productive contrarian option in tournaments.
Chan Gyu Lim ($8,200 DraftKings, $25 FanDuel as "LG Starting P") sports a slightly elevated 4.47 and 1.34 WHIP, but he still stands out as an interesting pivot off the two most expensive arms on the slate in Aaron Brooks and Mike Wright. The pair of ex-MLBers are in very tough matchups, while Lim faces an Eagles team that comes in last in both team batting average (.242) and runs scored (220) in the KBO. Additionally, Lim already flummoxed Hanwha to the tune of one run allowed over six innings in his one