Date of Birth: 08/21/1984
Height: 5' 10" Weight: 185 lbs
Resides: Rochester, MN
Highest Level: A
Lyons begins his eighth season as a member of the Ducks and 12th in professional baseball. The shortstop has spent each year with the Flock since first joining the team in 2011 and has accrued a plethora of accolades. He is a three-time Atlantic League All-Star (2012, 2015, 2016) and a two-time Post-Season All-Star Team selection (2012, 2015). The Minnesota native was also chosen as the league’s inaugural recipient of the Rawlings Gold Glove Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2015.
The 33-year-old won back-to-back Atlantic League Championships with the Ducks in 2012 and 2013. He was named the Championship Series Most Valuable Player in 2012, recording a pair of game-winning hits during the series including a walk-off bunt single in the decisive Game Five. In addition, he has led the Flock to six postseason berths and five Liberty Division Championships in his first seven seasons with Long Island.
Entering 2018, the University of Minnesota alum has played 795 regular season games with the Ducks, leaving him just 68 shy of tying Ray Navarrete for the all-time franchise record (863). He has amassed 689 hits, 319 RBI, 384 runs, 128 doubles, 33 triples, 34 home runs and 70 stolen bases in his Ducks career.