• Full name Colton Welker
  • Born 10/09/1997 in Coral Springs, FL
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 235 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Marjory Stoneman Douglas
  • Debut 09/08/2021
  • Drafted in the 4th round (110th overall) by the Colorado Rockies in 2016 (signed for $855,000).
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    Welker led Douglas High capture its first state championship in program history this spring, even after losing ace Jesus Luzardo to Tommy John surgery. Welker hit .500 this spring, and sent the Eagles to the state final four with a game-winning home run. A righthanded hitter, Welker has an easy swing that mostly produces line drives now, but should enable him to hit for average power as he physically matures. Listed at 6-foot-1, 209 pounds, Welker is a physical infielder. He will likely move off shortstop as a professional, as he is a below-average runner and already big for the position. He has the hands, athleticism and strong arm to profile well at third base, however. Like Luzardo, Welker is committed to Miami.

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  • Rated Best Infield Arm in the Colorado Rockies in 2019
  • Rated Best Hitter for Average in the Colorado Rockies in 2019

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Career Transactions

  • Sacramento River Cats released 3B Colton Welker.
  • Sacramento River Cats activated 3B Colton Welker from the 7-day injured list.
  • Sacramento River Cats placed 3B Colton Welker on the 7-day injured list.
  • 3B Colton Welker assigned to Sacramento River Cats.
  • San Francisco Giants invited non-roster 3B Colton Welker to spring training.
  • 3B Colton Welker roster status changed by San Francisco Giants.

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