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Texas Rangers Elvis Andrus' brother escapes kidnapping attempt

Erikson Andrus, brother of Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, came close to certain death when a attempted kidnapping in his home country of Venezuela was foiled by his alert bodyguard, who shot and killed the kidnapper. Almost all of the Venezuelan players on the Texas Rangers have brought their family members to the U.S. to escape the chaos going on in their home country as it slides into a Communist dictatorship.

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Texas Rangers Elvis Andrus' brother escapes kidnapping attempt

Erikson Andrus, brother of Texas Rangers shortstop Elvis Andrus, came close to certain death when a attempted kidnapping in his home country of Venezuela was foiled by his alert bodyguard, who shot and killed the kidnapper. Almost all of the Venezuelan players on the Texas Rangers have brought their family members to the U.S. to escape the chaos going on in their home country as it slides into a Communist dictatorship.
pmoseley@star-telegram.com
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