This article is part of our DFS KBO series.
Your success on Thursday's KBO slate likely depended in large part on your choice of pitcher. If you selected Drew Rucinski, you were rewarded with eight strikeouts and six shutout innings. If you went with the previously unimpressive Chan Heon Jung, you were rewarded with one of the performances of the season, as he struck out 11 Lions over seven shutout innings while allowing just five baserunners. On the other hand, Tae Hoon Kim was lit up for seven runs in just 3.1 innings, and Min Kim fared even worse, allowing eight runs while recording just seven outs. On the offensive side, the Bears, Dinos and Twins all reached double digits, leading to plenty of quality stacks. Friday's slate, which marks the beginning of the 10th series of the season, looks to be fairly short on reliable arms, so finding the right one will be key, as will finding the right stacks out of several options.
Expect deservedly sky-high ownership rates for Mike Wright ($9,100 DraftKings, $27 FanDuel as "NC Starting P"), as he's facing an anemic Eagles offense which has scored a league-worst 3.5 runs per game this season and which has scored just 2.7 runs per game over an ongoing 11-game losing streak. Wright didn't actually dominate the Eagles the last time he faced them, allowing a season-high four runs in six innings, but there's good reason to believe he'll have an easier time in this one. He's breezed through his first five KBO