Wilson Ramos has made his first public comments since being rescued from kidnappers in Venezuela on Friday night. The Washington Nationals' catches admitted he's still a bit nervous, but is nevertheless overjoyed to return home. Via Adam Kilgore of the Washington Post:
"The truth is I’m still very nervous, but thanks to God everything turned out well," Ramos told Venezuelan state television, speaking by telephone after arriving at a police station in his hometown of Valencia early Saturday.
Nats Enquirer has video of the entire exchange in Spanish. Ramos did tell Rafael Rojas that "his is a pain nobody deserves to feel, so many things went through my mind, and I feared like never before." Details of Ramos' rescue remain fairly unclear, but what is known for sure is that he is alive and well.
For more photos of Ramos' rescue and his celebrating with his family members, click here.