This article is part of our DraftKings KBO series.
Thursday's KBO slate featured a trio of offensive explosions, with the Eagles, Heroes and Bears all reaching double digits. The last-place Eagles led the way, scoring 13 runs in their victory over the Tigers, with Jae Hoon Choi, Kwang Min Song and Soo Kwang Noh all reaching base four times. The Heroes managed nine runs in 1.2 innings off Mike Wright in their win over the Dinos, with Jung Hoo Lee's 3-for-5 day leading the way. Elsewhere, the Bears demolished the Wyverns 10-0, with Jae Il Oh grabbing four hits and Jose Fernandez going 3-for-4 with a homer. Raul Alcantara had the day's best pitching performance in that one as well, striking out 11 over seven scoreless innings. Chae Heung Choi and Chan Heon Jung also had scoreless appearances, throwing five and six innings, respectively, with Jung's Twins eventually defeating Choi's Lions 1-0 on Min Jae Shin's walkoff single.
Friday's slate, which takes place at 4 a.m. ET, contains a few strong pitchers facing strong lineups alongside several shaky arms with much easier matchups.
The three most expensive pitchers on this slate are facing the three highest-scoring lineups in the league. Chris Flexen ($9,800) faces the weakest of those lineups in the Wiz and could be the best option on the day. His 3.80 ERA on the year is more good than great, though his 24.8 percent strikeout rate and 7.1 percent groundball rate suggest he's perhaps deserved better. He missed nearly two months with a