Kidnapped Baseball Player Rescued in Venezuela

Wilson Ramos of the Washington Nationals is reportedly fine
By John Johnson,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 11, 2011 9:18 PM CST
FILE - In this June 4, 2011, file photo, Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos looks on during a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in Phoenix. According to Kathe Vilera, a spokeswoman for Ramos'...   (Paul Connors)

(Newser) – The words everyone wanted to hear regarding the kidnapping of Washington Nationals baseball player Wilson Ramos in Venezuela: "They got him. He's safe." His agent tells the Washington Post that police rescued him somewhere in the mountains of central Venezuela. A government official has confirmed the news. Ramos, in his native country playing winter ball, was abducted from his family home Wednesday. He is reportedly fine and on his way back to a happy reunion.

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