This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy KBO series.
NC Dinos (46-26-2) at Kia Tigers (40-34)
Sunday, August 9th, 4:00 AM EDT
The Dinos remain at the top of the KBO standings ahead of the 2020 season, but there's no question they have been struggling over the last few weeks as they've stumbled to a 3-7 record in their last 10 games. The Tigers, on the other hand, are on the rise with a 5-5 record in that same span but coming off back-to-back wins. Kia secured a 3-2 win over the Dinos on Saturday, so now the Dinos only have a 3.0-game lead over the Kiwoom Heroes at the top of the standings. The pitching matchup for this game will feature a lefty, Sung Young Choi, for the Dinos and a righty, Ki Young Im, for the Tigers. Neither player has an ERA that would stand out, but Choi has posted a 4.73 ERA in his last five starts, while Im has delivered a 6.12 mark in that same span.
Dae In Hwang - 10-Day IL - Undisclosed
7/11 9:44 PM IST - Hwang went 2-for-5 with two home runs and three RBI in an 8-3 win over Kiwoom on Saturday. Kia manager Matt Williams decided to rest regular starter Min Sang Yoo for the 24-year-old Hwang, who did not disappoint. Despite hitting just four home runs before Saturday, Hwang launched homers toward opposite