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From BR Bullpen
Japan Series Titles: 0
Pacific League Pennants: 0
Franchise Players: Too early to tell
Current Manager: Daijiro Ohishi
The Orix Buffaloes were formed in 2005 by the merger of the Orix Blue Wave and Kintetsu Buffaloes, getting the players from the two worst teams in the 2004 Pacific League except for a couple Kintetsu players who refused to play for the merged franchise and instead opted for the expansion Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles.
- 2005: Akira Ogi
- 2006: Katsuhiro Nakamura
- 2007-2008: Terry Collins
- 2008-2010: Daijiro Ohishi
- 2011: Akinobu Okada
|New Team formed from merger of the Osaka Kintetsu Buffaloes and the Orix BlueWave||Orix Buffaloes
2005 - present
|Current team name|