This article is part of our Dream11 Fantasy KBO series.
Kiwoom Heroes (42-31) at Samsung Lions (35-36)
Saturday, August 1st, 5:30 AM EDT
The Heroes have consistently been one of the best teams in the KBO this season, and their record backs that up since they currently sit in second place while playing 11 games over the .500 threshold. Meanwhile, the Lions have been consistently inconsistent all year long and are just one game under .500 after a 4-6 record in their last 10 games. For what is worth, the Heroes are 5-5 over that same 10-game stretch. The pitching duel will feature two arms who have had similar results in 2020, as Jake Brigham (3.54 ERA) will go up against David Buchanan (3.57 ERA). The difference between them – and what might tip the scales in Buchanan's favor – is the fact the Lions hurler has a 2.06 ERA in his last five starts, while Brigham owns a 4.01 ERA in that same stretch, while also dealing with an elbow injury.
Byung Wook Lim - 10-Day IL - Hamstring
7/22 2:22 AM IST - Lim is still dealing with inflammation in his right hamstring and remains without a clear timeline to rejoin the Heroes' active roster, Soo-Jin Park of the Money Today Star News reports. When Lim went down with the injury in the second game of a doubleheader with the Twins on May 16, the Heroes projected him