ROYALS TO HOST KIA TIGERS OF THE KOREAN BASEBALL ORGANIZATION IN SURPRISE, ARIZONA
KANSAS CITY, MO (January 12, 2012) — The Kansas City Royals announced today that the club will host the ten-time Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) national champion Kia Tigers at its complex in Surprise, Ariz., from January 16-February 19.
The Kia Tigers, the most successful team in the 31-year history of the Korean Baseball Organization, will bring 50 players to Arizona to prepare for their regular season. The club will be housed in the Royals minor league facilities and train on the back fields of the complex. The Tigers will share the facility with Royals Fantasy Camp during the week of January 30.