Wednesday, November 9, 2011

NATIONALS' CATCHER, WILSON RAMOS KIDNAPPED IN VENEZUELA

By Mark Zuckerman of CSN Washington:

Wilson Ramos was kidnapped from his home in Venezuela this evening, according to multiple reports out of the Nationals catcher's home country.

According to the Venezuelan newspaper El Nacional, four gunmen approached Ramos at his home in the Santa Ines section of the city of Valencia and took him away. Family members have informed police but have not yet heard from the kidnappers.

The Tigres de Aragua, the Venezuelan team Ramos played for last winter, posted the news on its Twitter account this evening. Translated from Spanish, the tweet reads: "Unfortunately the news of the kidnapping of Wilson Ramos was confirmed, allegedly the same happened at his home in Valencia."

You can read the rest of the story here: RAMOS KIDNAPPED IN VENEZUELA

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