Dream11 Fantasy KBO: Giants at Lions

Dream11 Fantasy KBO: Giants at Lions

This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy KBO series.

Lotte Giants (43-40-1) at Samsung Lions (41-47-1)

Sunday, August 23rd, 4:00 AM EDT

Projected Starters

RHP Dan Straily (7-4, 2.43 ERA) vs LHP Chae Heung Choi (6-3, 4.22 ERA)

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The Giants remain alive in the race for a playoff berth but the standings are extremely tight, so they need to win on a consistent basis to improve their playoff chances – they've only gone 5-5 in their last 10 games. The Lions, on the other hand, are keen to bounce back after a 4-6 stretch in their past 10 contest. The pitching matchup features two talented arms, as Dan Straily will get the ball for the Giants and lefty Chae Heung Choi will get the nod for the Lions. Straily gets the nod, though, as he will be facing a weaker lineup while also proving to be one of the best pitchers in the KBO this year.

Injuries

Lotte Giants

Seung Heon Lee - 10-Day IL - Forehead

6/16 9:13 PM IST - Lee (forehead) was cleared to resume working out with the Giants on Tuesday, Yonhap News Agency reports. Lee has been on the shelf since May 17, when he was removed from his start against Hanwha after taking a line drive to the forehead. The right-hander was diagnosed with a microfracture in his forehead, but he was fortunate to avoid surgery and looks to have progressed well in his recovery over the past month. Lee expects to increase the intensity of his workouts over the next

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