WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 21: Wilson Ramos #3 of the Washington Nationals celebrates his walk off three-run home run in the bottom of the ninth inning to defeat the Seattle Mariners at Nationals Park on June 21, 2011 in Washington, DC. The Nationals won 6-5. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)
The Washington Nationals issued the following statement from D.C. GM Mike Rizzo within the last few minutes.
Statement from Mike Rizzo:
"The news from Venezuela tonight is reassuring. Though details are limited and we have not yet talked directly with Wilson, we are thrilled with reports that he has been rescued and is being safely returned to his family. We greatly appreciate all the prayers and thoughts of all who have joined us in wishing for this conclusion to what has been a nightmarish 48 hours. We are eager to see Wilson and let him know just how many all over the world have been waiting for this news."