- Full name Colton Michael Bender
- Born 01/13/1999 in Norwich, CT
- Profile Ht.: 5'9" / Wt.: 195 / Bats: R / Throws: R
- School Quinnipiac
Drafted in the 10th round (310th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2021 (signed for $5,000).
View Draft ReportBender is a senior at Quinnipiac who hit .266/.349/.436 in 28 games this spring. He did hit well this summer in a brief stint in the Futures League, batting .348/.434/.609 in 12 games, but he’s more of an organizational depth catcher with solid catch-and-throw skills.