Player Profile: Ty Madden

Player Profile: Ty Madden

Ty Madden was born in Houston, Texas, on February 21, 2000. He played high school baseball at Cypress Ranch High School in Cypress, TX. He was the fifth-ranked RHP and the seventh overall player in Texas.

Madden’s senior year, he made 16 appearances, with 14 of those as starts, and he went 9-2 with a 1.32 ERA, two complete games, and one shutout; he had 106 strikeouts in 74.1 innings of work. He went 16-8 in his career with a 2.33 ERA and 205 strikeouts in 156 innings.

Where Did Ty Madden Go To College?

Madden committed to Texas and was the 21st-ranked RHP and 58th overall player in the country in 2018. In three seasons at Texas, Madden made 37 appearances, with 30 as starts, going 14-6 with a 2.59 ERA, a 1.12 WHIP, and 200 strikeouts in 181 innings. In 2021, he was dominant, going 7-5 in 18 starts, posting a 2.45 ERA and 137 strikeouts in 113.2 innings. In 2019, he played for Chatham in the Cape Cod Baseball League, making eight appearances with six starts, going 1-1 with a 3.33 ERA, a 1.40 WHIP, and 28 strikeouts in 27 innings.

When Was Ty Madden Drafted?

Madden was ranked 122nd in the 2018 draft and was selected 34th by the Kansas City Royals but ultimately decided to go to Texas. In 2021, Madden was the ninth-ranked prospect in the draft but slid to 32 when the Detroit Tigers took him in the Competitive Balance Round A.

Player Profile: Ty Madden

Ty Madden Tigers Tenure


Madden started his Tigers career by playing in High-A with West Michigan before heading to Double-A Erie. Between the two levels, he made 26 starts, going 8-6 with a 3.01 ERA, a 1.01 WHIP, and 133 strikeouts over 122.2 innings of work.


Madden pitched the whole season for Double-A Erie, where he made 26 appearances, with 25 starts, going 3-4 with a 3.43 ERA, a 1.28 WHIP, and 146 strikeouts in 118 innings of work. He was a key component for Erie as they won the Double-A Eastern League Championship. He made one start in the Division finals, going 6.1 innings, giving up three runs on five hits; he walked three and struck out eight, picking up the win. He was slated to start game three of the Championship, but Erie would sweep.


ITD ranks Madden as the Tigers sixth-ranked prospect. Madden is expected to debut in 2024, but the Tigers have a log jam with their starting rotation. He will likely be at Spring Training but will probably start the 2024 season at Triple-A Toledo.

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