Nationals Catcher Wilson Ramos Kidnapped in Venezuela

Ramos, 23, was kidnapped from his home in Venezuela.

According to a tweet from the Aragua Tigers, their catcher, the Nationals’ Wilson Ramos, was kidnapped from his Venezuelan home on Wednesday.

Ramos was reportedly taken by four gunmen who have yet to contact his family for ransom.

The 23-year old catcher hit .278 with one homerun and seven doubles in his first major league season in 2011.

Ramos is not known to have been involved in any drug or other illegal businesses in Venezuela.




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