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Wilson Ramos (Greg Fiume/Getty Images Sport)

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CARACAS, Venezuela (AP)   Venezuelan authorities say police have rescued Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos and that he is “safe and sound,” two days after he was kidnapped.
The justice minister said on state television that Ramos was rescued by police, and that three men were arrested in the
kidnapping. He added the circumstances weren’t immediately clear.
The information minister said Ramos was found by security forces in a mountainous zone and rescued by air.  Armed men seized Ramos at gunpoint Wednesday outside his home in a working-class neighborhood in the city of Valencia. Authorities said Thursday that they had found a stolen SUV used by the kidnappers abandoned in a nearby town.
The abduction was the first known kidnapping of a major league baseball player in a country that has dozens of players on big league rosters in the U.S.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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