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Wilson Ramos: Another cautionary tale

The Nats catcher is safe and sound, but his kidnapping should send a strong message

Originally Published: November 17, 2011
By Roy S. Johnson | Special to ESPN.com

Wilson Ramos was standing in the front yard of his family's yard in Valencia, Venezuela, with his father and two brothers last week when a group of men, some of them armed, suddenly emerged and whisked him away in what we now know was a kidnapping designed to exhort a hefty ransom from the family of the Washington Nationals' rising, young star. Thankfully, two days later, police commandos rescued the catcher from a hideout in the remote mountains about two hours north of Caracas.

He was ...

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