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Votive candles laid out in the pattern of the letter "W" are lit during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Claudia Alvarez and her boyfriend Ebiel Barbosa both of Washington D.C., keep their candles lit against the wind during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Mary Brick of Centreville, Va, gets emotional as she holds a teddy bear and a candle during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Lauretta Rosado, of Vienna, Va, is bundled up against the cold as she joins other fans for a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Votive candles laid out in the pattern of the letter "W" are lit during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. . Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Nationals fans gather in a circle and trade stories during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Michi Szpatura of Arlington, Va, lights candles for other to hold during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Kirsten Irwin and her husband Steve, of Washington D.C., work to keep their candles lit in the wind during a candlelight vigil for Nationals' rookie catcher Wilson Ramos at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Friday, November 11, 2011. Ramos was kidnapped by armed gunmen in front of his family home in Venezuela on Wednesday night. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos gets a fresh baseball from home plate umpire James Hoye in the top of the ninth inning as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. His mother, Maria Campos and his younger sister, Wilson's sister Milanyela Ramos from Valencia, Venezuela, were recently granted visas to visit him and to watch him for the first time play in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos waits for his turn at bat in the dugout in the bottom of the eighth inning as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011. Ramos' mother, Maria Campos, and his younger sister, Milanyela Ramos, from Valencia, Venezuela, were granted visas to visit him and to watch him for the first time in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos works the plate in the top of the eighth inning as the Dodgers score, as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. His mother, Maria Campos and his younger sister, Wilson's sister Milanyela Ramos from Valencia, Venezuela, were recently granted visas to visit him and to watch him for the first time play in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Dodgers Dee Gordon reacts after being called out at the plate on the tag by Nationals Wilson Ramos in the top of the third inning as the Washington Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Thursday, September 8, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals Wilson Ramos on March 14, 2011. Todd Anderson/Special to The Washington Times

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Washington Nationals Wilson Ramos on March 14, 2011. Todd Anderson/Special to The Washington Times

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Maria Campos (second from left) is joined by her daughter Milanyela Ramos (second from right) and family friends Marfa Mata (right) and Marfa's 12 year-old daughter Victoria Cabrera (left) as they cheer on her son Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos as he comes to the plate, as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. Mrs. Campos and her daughter, Wilson's sister Milanyela Ramos from Valencia, Venezuela, were recently granted visas to visit her son and to watch him for the first time play in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Maria Campos watches her son Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos during his appearance at the plate, as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. Mrs. Campos and her daughter, Wilson's sister Milanyela Ramos from Valencia, Venezuela, were recently granted visas to visit her son and to watch him for the first time play in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals pitcher Stephen Strasburg (left) and catcher Wilson Ramos (right) walk onto the field prior to the start of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos takes to the field as the Nationals host the Los Angeles Dodgers at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, Tuesday, September 6, 2011. His mother, Maria Campos and his younger sister sister, Wilson's sister Milanyela Ramos from Valencia, Venezuela, were recently granted visas to visit her son and to watch him for the first time play in the major leagues. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

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Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times The Ddogers' Dee Gordon reacts after being tagged out at the plate by Wilson Ramos on Thursday during the third inning at Nationals Park. Severe weather continued to mess with the Nationals' schedule as Game 2 was rained out.

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Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times The Ddogers' Dee Gordon reacts after being tagged out at the plate by Wilson Ramos on Thursday during the third inning at Nationals Park. Severe weather continued to mess with the Nationals' schedule as Game 2 was rained out.