1. RESCUE

    Washington Nationals Catcher Freed

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    Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos is freed after being held for two days by kidnappers in Venezuela. Details on his rescue are sketchy, but it seems Venezuelan police exchanged heavy fire with his kidnappers in a remote mountain area 40 miles northwest of Ramos's family's home in Valencia, where four men abducted him at gunpoint Wednesday. News of his rescue set off celebrations at ballfields across Venezuela.

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