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  1. Alleged kidnapping of Texas Rangers' Leonys Martin detailed

    Like many Cuban baseball stars, outfielder Leonys Martin dreamed of leaving the communist island for the bright lights and big money of Major League Baseball.

    Story | Conversation | December 21, 2013
  2. Trio charged with conspiracy to kidnap, extort Leonys Martin of T...

    Richard Durrett

    Three people were charged in Miami with conspiring to smuggle, kidnap and extort Texas Rangers outfielder Leonys Martin as he came from Cuba to the United States through Mexico, according to a report in the Miami Herald.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2013
  3. Family of Cal Ripken Jr. offers $100,000 reward in kidnapping of ...

    Cal Ripken Jr. announced a $100,000 reward Thursday for information that helps lead to the capture and conviction of the person who abducted his mother a year ago.

    Story | Conversation | August 01, 2013
  4. Detroit Tigers' Brayan Villarreal glad family safe after robbery

    Brayan Villarreal was sitting at a Red Lobster restaurant when he was texted by his mother that there was danger at his home in Venezuela.

    Story | Conversation | March 04, 2013
  5. New York Yankees are haunted by Alex Rodriguez's contract and it ...

    Wallace Matthews

    The Yankees need to avoid the curse of A-Rod with Robinson Cano.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2013
  6. Cal Ripken says mother doing OK after kidnapping

    Cal Ripken Jr. says his family and the police are still searching for answers about the kidnapping of his mother last week, a crime he called bizarre and unsettling.

    Story | Conversation | August 03, 2012
  7. Cal Ripken's mother Violet Ripken OK after kidnapping, police say...

    The curious circumstances surrounding the kidnapping and then release of Cal Ripken Jr.'s 74-year-old mother are all the talk of her community outside Baltimore, where such crime doesn't happen and where her neighbors know the matriarch of the famous base

    Story | Conversation | July 26, 2012
  8. Cal Ripken's mother Violet Ripken abducted but later found

    Police say the man who abducted Hall of Fame infielder Cal Ripken Jr.'s 74-year-old mother drove around the area after the kidnapping and should be considered armed and dangerous.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2012
  9. Washington Nationals' Wilson Ramos moving on after kidnapping ord...

    Three months have passed since Wilson Ramos' budding baseball career was interrupted by a gunpoint kidnapping in his native Venezuela.

    Story | Conversation | February 21, 2012
  10. Wilson Ramos of Washington Nationals 'in terrific shape' after ki...

    A week after being freed from his abductors in Venezuela, Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has been checked by team doctors during a quick trip to Washington.

    Story | Conversation | November 18, 2011
  11. Wilson Ramos kidnapping should send message across U.S. sports

    Roy S. Johnson

    This time a kidnapping of a high-profile Venezuelan athlete, Wilson Ramos, ended well, and thank goodness for that. But it will happen again, and the next time might be closer to home.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2011
  12. Venezuela authorities charge eight suspects in kidnapping of Wash...

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

    Story | Conversation | November 16, 2011
  13. Two more arrested in Wilson 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.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2011
  14. Yankees Briefing 11/13/11

    Rebecca Glass

    Thus far, the baseball offseason has been mostly quiet - with CC Sabathia's re-signing and Jonathan Papelbon coming to terms with the Phillies probably the biggest on-field stories (the kidnapping of Wilson Ramos is of course another matter entirely)...

    Blog | November 13, 2011
  15. Wilson Ramos of the Washington Nationals found alive and well aft...

    Kidnapped Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos has been found alive and well.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011
  16. Venezuela confident of finding Wilson Ramos of Washington Nationa...

    Venezuelan authorities said Friday they are confident they can quickly solve the kidnapping of Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2011