Washington Nationals Catcher Freed

    Venezuelan Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos waves as he arrived at his home after being rescued in Valencia on November 12, 2011. Ramos, whose kidnapping in his native Venezuela has anguished sports fans around the world, has been rescued alive, government officials said.     AFP PHOTO  (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

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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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