Twins reach out on Twitter to ex-teammate Ramos

Former Twin Wilson Ramos was abducted from his home last night in Venezuela. Authorities believe Ramos is still alive, but details are limited. Many former teammates sent out thoughts and prayers for his safe return.
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Former Twin Wilson Ramos was abducted from his home last night in Venezuela. Authorities believe Ramos is still alive, but details are limited. Many former teammates sent out thoughts and prayers for his safe return.

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Officials in Venezuela say they’ve found the SUV belonging to the men who abducted the former Twins prospect from his home last night -- and they believe he’s still alive. Still no word from the kidnappers.

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The former Minnesota Twin kidnapped Wednesday in Venezuela was found Friday in the mountains near where he was first abducted.

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