This article is part of our DFS KBO series.
Despite the abundance of eyes on the rollout of the MLB season Thursday night, the KBO marches on across the globe Friday with its usual five-game slate. As usual, there is a good amount of offense expected. Two games sport projected double-digit run totals, while a third (Dinos-Wiz) falls just short with 9.5 projected runs. Two of the better pitchers in the KBO in Drew Rucinski and Aaron Brooks are on the hill, and accordingly, they each carry five-figure salaries. However, I only trust one of them to be worth it at their current price, which I'll elaborate on below.
As customary, I'll highlight both pitchers and hitters across various price points to consider for both cash games and tournaments. I'm primarily focused on two pitchers, but I've provided a third consideration as well, while also delving into the usual amount of bats and stacks that could pay off nicely in both cash games and tournaments.
Aaron Brooks ($10,100) comes at a slight discount over the highest-priced option in Drew Rucinski ($10,300), who draws a matchup against a Wiz team that's given him some trouble this season. Meanwhile, Brooks comes in with a solid average of 18.8 DK points per game and has scored between 17.2 and 25.4 DK points in four of his last five starts. He's done an impressive job of keeping the ball down as well, having allowed a minuscule three home runs across 83 innings and already churning out nine quality starts across his 13