Dream11 Fantasy KBO: Wiz at Twins
Dream11 Fantasy KBO: Wiz at Twins

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KT Wiz (6-8) vs LG Twins (9-5)

Friday, May 22, 5:30 AM EDT

Projected starters

RHP Odrisamer Despaigne (1-0, 2.65 ERA) vs RHP Casey Kelly (1-0, 5.62 ERA)

Game Preview

The Wiz are coming off a 9-4 loss to the Eagles, a result which snapped their five-game winning streak. That streak followed a stretch where they won just one of their first eight contests, but they're clearly improving as the season goes on. On the other hand, the Twins have jumped to second place of the standings with a 9-5 record after returning to their winning ways after a 2-0 win over the Samsung Lions on Thursday. The Wiz will send Odrisamer Despaigne to the mound, a 33-year-old veteran who has allowed just six runs (five earned) in 17.0 innings across three starts. The Twins will counter with Casey Kelly, who tossed six shutout frames last week against the Heroes.

Injuries

Jae-gyun Hwang – Wiz – Day-To-Day – Finger

May 21 - Hwang was withheld from the lineup Thursday in the Wiz's 9-4 loss to the Eagles due to an injury to his left index finger, Sang-gyeong Park of The Chosun Ilbo reports. Hwang apparently picked up the injury while sliding into third base Wednesday in the Wiz's 8-1 win. The index finger swelled up shortly after that game concluded, prompting Wiz manager Kang-cheol Lee to hold the 32-year-old out for the series finale. The Wiz are viewing Hwang as day-to-day for now, though Lee acknowledged Hwang could be

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