Rescued baseball player Ramos thankful to be alive

Washington Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos attends a news conference at Judicial Police headquarters in Valencia, Venezuela, Saturday Nov. 12, 2011. Ramos' kidnapping ordeal ended after two days when police commandos rescued him in a flurry of gunfire Friday night. Authorities said they had arrested four of the captors, all of them Venezuelan men in their 20s. A 60-year-old woman and 74-year-old man were also arrested for supplying the kidnappers with food from their home in the area, he said. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

November 12, 2011 9:33:29 PM PST
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.