Shocking. Just simply shocking news: Wilson Ramos reportedly kidnapped in Venezuela?
Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos was kidnapped from his home in Valencia, Venezuela Wednesday afternoon, his Venezuelan Winter League team, Tigres de Aragua, has confirmed.
The situation, first reported by several Venezuelan outlets via Twitter Wednesday evening, is developing. A report in El Nacional said that Ramos was kidnapped by four gunmen near his home in Valencia and his family had not yet hear from the kidnappers. They had only contacted police.
(via Washington Times, 11/9/2011)
Our thoughts and prayers are with Ramos and his family.
And a few reactions on Twitter from Ramos' teammates: