This article is part of our DFS KBO series.
Friday's KBO action featured quite a few unexpected results. Topping that list was the Heroes' 2-0 loss to the Eagles, with Ee Whan Kim, who entered the day with a 6.88 ERA, tossing 4.1 scoreless innings and the Eagles' bullpen completing the game without allowing a single hit. Ben Lively, who had allowed just one run on five hits over 15 innings in his previous two starts, allowed five runs in four frames as the Tigers beat the Lions 13-5. Elsewhere, rookie Hyeong Jun So continued his strong stretch, holding a quality Bears lineup to two runs in five innings in a game the Wiz would eventually win by a 5-4 score on Jeong Dae Bae's walkoff 11th-inning homer. Meanwhile, in a more predictable result, the Dinos defeated the Wyverns 9-5, with Eui Ji Yang going 4-for-5 with a homer and seven RBI and Jamie Romak homering twice, while the Twins fell to four games back after their bullpen squandered a quality start from Chan Heon Jung, leading to a 5-3 loss to the Giants.
Saturday's slate kicks off another two-game series, which yet again features just one matchup between top-six teams. The action kicks off at the slightly earlier time of 4:00 a.m. ET.
Aaron Brooks ($10,200) hit a rare rough patch in August, posting a 5.89 ERA in his final three starts of the month, though whether or not that was due to the back issue which caused his next start to be