Wilson Ramos; Washington Nationals catcher, kidnapped in Venezuela.

Update 11/11/11 Venezuela: Major leaguer Wilson Ramos rescued

CARACAS, Venezuela —
Venezuelan police commandos rescued Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos and arrested three of his abductors Friday, two days after he was kidnapped.


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

Ramos had not yet played this winter after appearing in 113 games with the Nationals, but he was planning to appear in some games and was spending the offseason in Venezuela, where ballplayers have been victims of kidnapping before.


Wow, this was some story. I

Wow, this was some story. I thought for sure that he would never come back alive.

Some said 11-11-11 was a lucky day.