V. Zambrano's mother unharmed
CARACAS, Venezuela -- The mother of former major league pitcher Victor Zambrano has been rescued after a three-day kidnapping ordeal, Venezuelan authorities said Wednesday.
Elizabeth Mendez Zambrano, 56, was rescued Tuesday during a "commando-style operation" in the central state of Aragua, federal police chief Wilmer Flores Trosel said.
Zambrano said having his mother alongside him again is a "great joy."
"I never thought we could be together again so soon," he said.
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