By C. Trent Rosecrans
Francisco, 24, was unharmed after the robbery. Playing winter ball for Licey in the Dominican winter league, Francisco left to visit his parents after Tuesday's game and when he stopped to eat in Villa Altagracia, four men robbed him.
This, of course, is a bigger deal because it comes on the heels of the kidnapping of Nationals catcher Wilson Ramos in Venezuela last week that highlighted the problem of player safety in Latin America.
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