• Kyodo


Top officials of the Kintetsu Buffaloes and the Orix BlueWave have reached a basic agreement to merge the two professional baseball teams.

Masanori Yamaguchi, president of Kintetsu Corp., which owns the rights to the Buffaloes, said Sunday he reached a basic agreement in May with BlueWave owner Yoshihiko Miyauchi to move toward a merger.

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