Posted: November 10th, 2011 | Author: manchingjp | Filed under: Baseball | Tags: Armed Men, El Nacional, Gunmen, Joba Chamberlain, Judicial Law, Law Enforcement Officials, League Baseball Players, League Group, Major League Baseball, Major League Baseball Players, Outfielder Shane, Pitchers, Ramo, Santa Ines, Scary Situation, Thoughts And Prayers, Tigres De Aragua, Twitter, Venezuelan Newspaper, Venezuelan Winter League, Wilson Ramos Kidnapped | 7 Comments »
Wilson Ramos, Nationals catcher , have been kidnapped from his home country in Venezuela.
Ramos, 24, appeared to be contacted by four armed men around his residence in Santa Ines, Wednesday night, and brought away in a vehicle, reported by El Nacional, Venezuelan newspaper.
Ramos’ Venezuelan winter league group, Tigres de Aragua, also has verified the kidnapping with Twitter.
“This is sad, worrisome and true that Wilson Ramos has been kidnapped,” Katherine Vilera, team spokeswoman, said through Twitter.
Based on the Associated Press, judicial law enforcement officials in Venezuela stated the gunmen came into Ramos’ residence.
The Nationals haven’t released any official report about the kidnapping.
Many Major league baseball players, like Nationals pitchers Colin Balester and Drew Storen, together with Yankees pitcher Joba Chamberlain and Phillies outfielder Shane Victorino also have sent messages or worry and assistance on Twitter.
“Extremely upsetting news about Ramo. Thoughts and prayers with him. Scary situation,” Storen tweeted.
Posted: June 12th, 2011 | Author: JewelleAnn | Filed under: Baseball | Tags: Adam Warren, Alex Rodriguez, Andy Pettitte, Bartolo Colon, Brian Cashman, Couple Of Days, David Phelps, Dead Arm, Deepness, Elbow, Free Agent, Gust, Hurdle, Joba Chamberlain, Mri Exam, Phil Hughes, Right Hander, Scrap Heap, Stint, Yankee | No Comments »
Bartolo Colon’s shoulder may be eligible as the remedial miracle of the year; however he still has 38-year-old legs sustaining an XXL upper body. Earlier or later something was hurdle to offer.
Simply who would have estimated that Colon pulling up with constrain damage on a cool; hazy day in June would succeed as a potentially overwhelming expansion for the Yankees?
Yet there’s no extra method to place it. The Yankees by now had a bullpen disaster on their hands after bringing up the rear of Joba Chamberlain for the period due to an elbow damage a couple of days ago, and, abruptly, the similar can be said for their starting revolution.
Colon’s unpredicted supremacy this period, which sustained Saturday in a 4-0 triumph over the Indians, had assisted them endure Phil Hughes’ strange dead-arm difficulty, not to state Andy Pettitte’s retirement and Cliff Lee’s refusal of Yankee free-agent money.
At this time, in a week when the Red Sox exhibited their present advantage over their famed rivals, the probable loss of Colon is quite a gust.
Furthermore, don’t believe the Yankees don’t recognize it. You just had to hear Alex Rodriguez pouring regarding Colon later, as he measured the damage results, to know what the invigorated right hander had approach to mean to this group.
“He has been throwing the ball like a legitimate No. 1 starter, “A-Rod said, “like he did in his CyYoung year in 2005.”
A-Rod named it “the sign of the century,” noting that GM Brian Cashman signed Colon off the scrap heap previous winter.
He would stay until he obtains outcomes of MRI exam of Colon prior to openly considering life without him, however confidentially Yankee people were bracing for an unlimited stint on the disabled record.
Adam Warren or David Phelps are both the probable candidates to replace Colon a pair of right-handers of whom have pitched well in Triple-A. They are not measured to have the probable of Manny Banuelos or Dellin Betances, who made like buzz throughout spring training, although Cashman is not going to hurry either of those two to the majors by, dragging them out of Double-A at this moment.
Otherwise the Yankees can as an alternative expect for one more Colon-like and raise Carlos Silva, a repossession project signed off waivers from the Cubs in April who has created made three solid starts at Triple A.