Abduction in Venezuela of ex-Twins catcher Ramos shakens athletes, MLB
Published 11/11/2011, Associated Press
The Venezuelan government sent top investigators Thursday to hunt for Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, whose abduction has shaken Venezuela's elite athletes and focused attention on the nation's sharp rise in kidnappings for ransom. Washington acquired Ramos from the Minnesota Twins in a trade for All-Star relief pitcher Matt Capps in July 2010.Word count: 943
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