Authorities have descriptions of Ramos kidnappers

Law enforcement officials in Venezuela say they're making progress in solving the kidnapping of former Twins catcher Wilson Ramos. Hundreds of kidnappings per year occur in Venezuela but Ramos' case is the first known abduction of a major league baseball player.
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Law enforcement officials in Venezuela say they're making progress in solving the kidnapping of former Twins catcher Wilson Ramos. Hundreds of kidnappings per year occur in Venezuela but Ramos' case is the first known abduction of a major league baseball player.

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