The Detroit Tigers wasted no time in inking one of their two 2021 first round draft picks as the club recently announced the signing of 32nd overall pick RHP Ty Madden out of the University of Texas. Below are the details on Madden and his signing:
Ty is a Tiger!
We have agreed to terms with RHP Ty Madden, the 32nd-overall pick in the 2021 MLB Draft. pic.twitter.com/bRIVCSAB6W
— Detroit Tigers (@tigers) July 19, 2021
Supplemental 1st-rder Ty Madden signs w/@Tigers for $2.5 million (pick 32 value = $2,257,300). Texas RHP, ranked No. 9 on @MLBPipeline 250, slid b/c of fastball metrics but proven college performer w/stuff (FB to 99 mph, power slider, fading changeup) & polish. @MLBDraft
— Jim Callis (@jimcallisMLB) July 19, 2021
The Tigers will now look to get their first pick of the 2021 MLB Draft signed, sealed, and delivered in 3rd overall pick RHP Jackson Jobe out of Heritage Hall School in Oklahoma.
You can read more about the Ty Madden signing here.