Venezuelan authorities announced 72-year-old Ana Isabel Soto was rescued Sunday.
Details about Ana Soto's disappearance have not been released but the Pirates issued a statement confirming she was in danger.
Pirates president Frank Coonelly says the team is working with authorities to secure the safe return of the mother of catcher Elias Diaz.
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuelan authorities said police have rescued the mother of Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz, three days after she was kidnapped.
The mother of Pirates catcher Elias Diaz has been safely recovered 3 days after she was abducted in Venezuela... and several dirty cops have been booked for carrying out the kidnapping. Elias' mom, 72-year-old Ana Soto, went missing...