Ty Floyd is a new sensation making in the baseball world who plays for the LSU Tigers. He is a highly skilled pitcher with a fastball that sits in the low to mid-90s and explodes with energy. He has dedicated time and effort to perfecting his off-speed pitches, giving him the chance to one day be a top-tier starting pitcher or a dominant late-inning reliever. As a player, he would have heard his name called rather early in a typical 2020 draft. He is a 2022 SEC Academic Honor Roll candidate for sport administration.
Ty Floyd was born on 28th August 2001, in Rome, Georgia. He is the son of Tyson and Shea Floyd, and he has an elder brother, Avery, and a younger brother, Noah. His father sells tractors for a living, and his mother is a vice principal. In the 2020 season’s 19 innings, he was 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA and a.018 opponent batting average.
He struck out 40 batters. In 2019, he was 10-1 with a 0.57 ERA, 127 strikeouts in 61 innings pitched, and a.058 opponent batting average. He was a three-year letter winner at Rockmart High as a shooting guard and a first-team all-state selection in four years of high school.
Ty Floyd Career
Over the course of 20 relief appearances in the 2021 season, Tyson went 0-2 with a 4.44 ERA, 14 walks, 39 strikeouts, and a.195 opponent batting average. His brilliant relief performance vs Texas A&M, during which he issued no walks and struck out four batters while allowing only one hit.
In LSU’s victory over Alabama, Tyson pitched the final two innings, allowing one run on one hit with no walks and three strikeouts. In 2.1 relief innings, he allowed one run on two hits, walked one, and struck out three in a win against Tennessee on March 27. He made a great first impression in his SEC debut against Mississippi State on March 21 by striking out the first three batters he faced in the seventh inning and the first batter of the eighth.
Additionally, Tyson worked two scoreless innings against Oral Roberts, allowing no hits, one walk, and striking out four batters. He appeared in 16 games (10 starts) in 2022, going 5-4 with a 3.77 ERA in 59.2 innings with 23 walks and 70 strikeouts while holding opponents to a.199 batting average. In five SEC appearances (two as a starter), he was 1-0 with a 2.45 ERA, four walks, and seventeen strikeouts across eighteen and one-half innings.
Rise to Fame
Tyson began LSU’s second game in the NCAA Hattiesburg Regional and pitched 6.0 innings against Southern Miss, allowing four runs on six hits with no walks and seven strikeouts; LSU won the game, 7-6, in 10 innings. He made his second career SEC start against Vanderbilt, going 5.1 innings and allowing just one run on four hits with no walks and seven strikeouts; the seven Ks were a career-high for Floyd in an SEC game.
Tyson had allowed just two runs on five hits with three walks and twelve strikeouts in 12.1 innings in three relief appearances before starting against Vanderbilt. His brilliant relief outing against Ole Miss saw him allow only one run on two hits with two walks and three strikeouts across six innings. He had a great relief appearance vs Alabama, going 4.0 innings while allowing just one run on two hits with no walks and five punchouts.
In a starting role against UL Lafayette, Tyson allowed just two runs on four hits while striking out eight batters. Floyd had two walks and tied his career high with eight strikeouts in a win over Bethune-Cookman, allowing just one unearned run on two hits in 6.0 innings of work.
Ty Floyd Biography
|Real Name||Joseph Tyson Floyd|
|Birth Date||August 28, 2001|
|Age (as of 2023)||22 Years|
|Hometown||Rome, Georgia, USA|
|Profession||College Baseball Player|
|College||Louisiana State University|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 2” – in Centimeters – 188 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 90 kg – in Pounds – 200 lbs|
|Who is his girlfriend?||–|
Ty Floyd has been quite private on all of his social media platforms. It’s likely that he’d prefer not to have his professional life disrupted right now and is more concerned with his baseball career.
Ty Floyd Net Worth
Tyson’s net worth is not known as of now. Well, we are sure with his popularity he must have collaborated with various brands. With his growing career and International debuts, he is sure to amass a good amount of money in the future.
- Ty Floyd was Perfect Game’s No. 28 ranked player in the USA and their No. 7 ranked college-bound player before committing to LSU.
- According to Perfect Game, he is the best right-handed pitcher in Georgia.
- He was named to the first team of all-state in 2017, 2018, and 2019 and was awarded the 2019 Class 7AA Georgia Player of the Year.