The Kansas City Wizards are expected to consider Surprise, Arizona as a contender to host them for spring training in 2011. If that city sounds familiar, it is:â†µ
The Wizards held last year's camp in Phoenix, and in general, the area fulfills much of those needs, Dressel said.â†µ
"It's an area that very much interested us," Dressel said. "Its perfect as far as weather is concerned."â†µ
Talks began with the Wizards during last year's spring training. A few different municipalities came forward with interest, Dressel said, although Surprise's connection to Kansas City - Surprise also hosts spring training for baseball's Kansas City Royals - was a factor no other area possessed.â†µ
Royals and Wizards in the same city for spring training -- get the Chiefs down there for training camp and I'd have a new summer.