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  • Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos batted .267 with 15 home runs and 52 RBI during his rookie season. (Associated Press)

    Wilson Ramos well-versed in second chances

    The words are Spanish. Black cursive, flanked by tufts of cerulean blue ink. They blanket the immense left forearm of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos. His favorite Bible verse, Philippians 4:13, now tattooed there as a permanent reminder of the day his life began anew.


  • Washington Nationals' catcher (3) Wilson Ramos (left) is joined by Washington Nationals General Manager Mike Rizzo (right) during remarks to reporters about his recent abduction in front of his family home in Venezuela, in the team's clubhouse in Washington, DC, Friday, November 18, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr. / The Washington Times)

    Catcher Wilson Ramos reunited with the Nationals

    Wilson Ramos walked into the Washington Nationals' clubhouse Friday morning as if it were any other day. As if the Nationals catcher, his 6-foot, 220-pound frame cutting the same sturdy profile as it does when he's strapping on the catching equipment, was heading out to the field for one of 162 on a summer day.


  • Venezuela authorities charge 8 in Ramos kidnapping

    Venezuelan authorities formally charged eight suspects Wednesday in the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos.


  • 2 more arrested in Ramos kidnapping in Venezuela

    Venezuelan police said Monday that two more suspects have been arrested in the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos and that authorities are searching for several others.


  • Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos attends a news conference at Judicial Police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, on Nov. 12, 2011. (Associated Press)

    Baseball resumes in Venezuela after Ramos abduction

    Saturday's contest between the hosting Tigres de Aragua and Navegantes del Magallanes in Venezuela marked a whole new ballgame, being played just hours after the 51-hour kidnapping and rescue of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos, who plays for the Tigres in the offseason.


  • 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)

    Nationals' Wilson Ramos tells of kidnapping ordeal

    Nationals' catcher Wilson Ramos was lying in a bed in a house in Montalban, Carabobo, Friday night, trying to think, trying to sleep — trying not to wonder how much longer he might live or how his family was doing in the wake of his kidnapping.


  • Rescued baseball player Ramos thankful to be alive

    His eyes tearing up with emotion, Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos embraced his rescuers Saturday and said he had wondered whether he would survive a two-day kidnapping ordeal that ended when commandos swept into his captors' mountain hideout.


  • Venezuela police rescue major leaguer Wilson Ramos

    His eyes tearing up with emotion, Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos embraced his rescuers and said he had wondered whether he would survive a two-day kidnapping ordeal that ended when commandos swept into his captors' mountain hideout.


  • Venezuelan police free major leaguer Wilson Ramos

    The kidnapping ordeal of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos ended after two days when Venezuelan police commandos swooped in to rescue him in a flurry of gunfire and arrested four alleged abductors.


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