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Venezuelan authorities say police have rescued Washington
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos two days after he was kidnapped.
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Wilson Ramos is just happy to be safe.
The Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was rescued by Venezuelan security forces on Friday, two days after being kidnapped."The truth is, at the moment they came to get me I was very nervous. There were many gunshots ... thanks to God, those guys did a tremendous job. I’m super grateful to them," Ramos said.
Venezuelan authorities said Friday they are confident they can quickly solve the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos.
The abduction on Wednesday was the first known kidnapping of a major leaguer in a country that has scores of players on big league rosters, and it has brought a renewed focus on rising violent crime in Venezuela.
Deputy Justice Minister Edwin...
The horror of Washington Nationals C Wilson Ramos' kidnapping has sadly not yet been resolved today, but a few more details have emerged this morning. We will again attempt to keep this post updated throughout the day as new developments are reported.
Venezuelan Minister of Interior Justice Tareck El Aissami has reported that the vehicle that Ramos was taken away in has been...
It's been nearly two full days since Wasingtion Nationals C Wilson Ramos was kidnapped from his Venezuela home. As NatsTown is doing everything it can to bond and support Ramos and his family during this trying time, including hosting a fan-organized candlelight vigil tonight at Nationals Park, it would be remiss of us to ignore the lack of coverage of this issue by ESPN, the...
Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has been rescued after being kidnapped in his native Venezuela.
CARACAS, Venezuela—Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was abducted by gunmen Wednesday from his home in his native Venezuela.
The police operation and ensuing gun battle in Valencia, Venezuela, that freed kidnapped Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos in the early hours of Saturday morning was straight out of Hollywood, he told reporters. "It was impressive, something I had only seen in the movies," said Ramos, who was kidnapped Wednesday night while visiting his mother.
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Katie takes a look at two interesting topics this Friday morning, the kidnapping of Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos and HGH in relation to the NFL.
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