Dream11 Fantasy KBO: Tigers at Heroes

Dream11 Fantasy KBO: Tigers at Heroes

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy KBO series.

Kia Tigers (44-41) at Kiwoom Heroes (54-37)

Saturday, August 22nd, 5:00 AM EDT

Projected Starters

LHP Hyun Jong Yang (8-6, 5.57 ERA) vs RHP Tae Hoon Kim (5-0, 3.89 ERA)

Game Preview

The Tigers and the Heroes have been two of the most consistent teams in the KBO this season and both are genuine playoff contenders. The Heroes, in fact, have been one of the hottest teams in the league and are within reach of first place at the moment – they're sitting just 1.5 games behind the NC Dinos while going 6-4 in their last 10 games. Meanwhile, the Tigers are 4-6 in that same span and have fallen to sixth place, so they need to improve before it's too late. The pitching matchup also seems to favor the Heroes, as Tae Hoon Kim is undefeated and carries a strong 3.89 ERA while Hyun Jong Yang has a 5.57 ERA thus far.


Kia Tigers

Young Seok Jang - Out - Not Injury Related

6/8 10:29 PM IST - Jang was removed from KIA's first-team roster Monday, Ik-rae Choi of The Dong-A Ilbo reports. Jang was called up last week after spending several weeks with KIA's second team, but he is headed back down after going 1-for-11 (.091) last week. Recently-acquired Ji Hyuk Ryu is expected to take over as KIA's starting third baseman.

Joo Chan Kim - 10-Day IL - Undisclosed

6/22 11:52 PM IST - Kim was removed from the Tigers' roster on Monday, Soo Jin Park

Want to Read More?
Subscribe to RotoWire to see the full article.

We reserve some of our best content for our paid subscribers. Plus, if you choose to subscribe you can discuss this article with the author and the rest of the RotoWire community.

Get Instant Access To This Article Get Access To This Article
RotoWire Community
Join Our Subscriber-Only KBO Chat
Chat with our writers and other RotoWire KBO fans for all the pre-game info and in-game banter.
Join The Discussion
Juan Pablo Aravena
30-year-old sports analyst and journalist. Fan of every single sport on this earth. Enjoys a good beer, some good food, and good company. NBA, MLB, NFL, NHL and soccer fan.
DraftKings KBO
DraftKings KBO
DraftKings KBO: Saturday Cheat Sheet
DraftKings KBO: Saturday Cheat Sheet
DraftKings KBO: Friday Cheat Sheet
DraftKings KBO: Friday Cheat Sheet
DraftKings KBO: Thursday Cheat Sheet
DraftKings KBO: Thursday Cheat Sheet