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Above, video of Wilson Ramos meeting with the Venezuelan media shortly after his rescue on Friday night.
"The truth is I’m still very nervous, but thanks to God everything turned out well." (WIlson Ramos, via Washington Post, 11/12/2011)
"This is a pain nobody deserves to feel, so many things went through my mind, and I feared like never before." (Wilson Ramos, via Rafael Rojas Cremonesi - @rafaelrojasc, 11/12/2011)
Plenty of photos of Wilson's homecoming can be seen here. Viva Wilson Ramos!
Here's another statement from Mike Rizzo, issued by the Nationals:
“I am happy to announce that I have spoken directly with Wilson and he assures me he is unharmed but eager to be reunited with his family. He asked me to thank all who played a role in his rescue, and all those who kept him and his family in their thoughts and prayers. I join Wilson in thanking the many law enforcement officials in Venezuela and investigators with Major League Basebal...
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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.
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.
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos described his fear on Saturday as Venezuelan security forces swooped onto a mountain hideout to rescue him from kidnappers in a hail of bullets.
Venezuelan authorities say police have rescued Washington
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos two days after he was kidnapped.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Officials said Thursday they have found the vehicle used by armed men who abducted Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, a case that highlights a sharp rise in kidnappings in Venezuela.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan authorities said Friday they are confident they can quickly solve the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos.
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.
VALENCIA, Venezuela (AP) -- His eyes tearing up with emotion, Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos embraced his rescuers Saturday and said he had wondered whether he would survive a two-day kidnapping ordeal that ended when commandos swept into his captors' mountain hideout.
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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