Mike Madden spent several years in the minors with various teams before coming to the Astros in 1983. He would remain here until 1986.
•Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in the 3rd round of the free-agent draft - did not sign (June 8, 1976). •Signed as a non-drafted free agent by Milwaukee Brewers (July 18, 1979). •Traded by Milwaukee Brewers with Kevin Bass and Frank DiPino to Houston Astros (September 3, 1982) completing trade in which Milwaukee Brewers traded cash and 3 players to be named later to Houston Astros in exchange for Don Sutton (August 30, 1982). •Granted free agency (October 15, 1986).