Braves GM: Ledezma's visa damaged 'in a washing incident'
ATLANTA -- Braves reliever Wilfredo Ledezma was stuck in Venezuela because of visa problems and Atlanta placed him on the restricted list Friday.
Ledezma went home for the All-Star break. Braves general manager John Schuerholz said Ledezma's visa was damaged "in a washing incident" and became detached from his passport.
Braves manager Bobby Cox said it is not unusual for foreign players to return home for the All-Star break.
"You would, ...
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