Augie Contressa

Augie Contressa

Height/Weight: 6' 0"/210 lbs
College: Stony Brook
Draft: Undrafted
  • Associated Press

    Braves ride big 5th inning to win, extend NL East lead

    Austin Riley had three doubles and three RBIs, Adam Duvall added a two-run homer and the Atlanta Braves extended their lead in the NL East by beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 11-4 on Monday night. The Braves pushed their advantage to three games over the Philadelphia Phillies, who lost 2-0 to Baltimore. The two worst teams in the majors this season are currently having a big effect on the NL East race.

  • Reuters

    French company Carmat announces first implant of its artificial heart in a woman

    French artificial heartmaker Carmat announced on Tuesday that it had carried out the first implant of its Aeson artificial heart in a woman. The company said the procedure had been performed at the UofL Health - Jewish Hospital by University of Louisville physicians in the United States. "This third implant in the U.S. was a landmark event not only because it allowed us to finalize the enrollment of the first cohort of patients of the EFS (early feasibility study), but very importantly because it is the first time ever that our device has helped a woman suffering from heart failure," Carmat CEO Stephane Piat said in a statement.

  • Axios

    Trudeau's government projected to form another minority government in Canada

    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's Liberal government was reelected for a third term in the country's parliamentary elections, but without a majority, CBC and CTV News projected early Tuesday.By the numbers: The Liberal Party needed to win 170 seats in the 338-seat House of Commons to form a majority government. Preliminary figures show the party ahead with 156 seats just after 1a.m. ET, with over 87% of polling stations reporting.Stay on top of the latest market trends and economic insigh