|Fans in Valencia, Venezuela, hold a vigil Thursday night|
outside the ballpark for the kidnapped Wilson Ramos.
Venezuelan police said Thursday that he's still alive. On Friday they denied reports that his body has been found. If there has been any contact between abductors and anybody else, it hasn't been made public (and probably shouldn't.)
I have a bad sense about this the longer it goes on.
Here's a good Tom Powers (Pioneer Press) column on the Twins and their dwindling connections to Venezuela.