Blue Jays: Best players in franchise history to wear jersey numbers 31-40

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#39 Gustavo Chacin 

Some numbers offer more of a bounty than others. Gustavo Chacin got his first shot at the big leagues in 2004, and after a pair of decent outings, won a spot in the rotation the following year. 

That was Chacin’s time to shine, and he did, going 13-9 with a 3.72 ERA over 203 innings to finish top-five in Rookie of the Year voting. The luster began to wear off though and after a shaky 2006 campaign and a rough start in ‘07, Chacin was demoted and out of the majors a few years later. 

#40 Mike Timlin 

Mike Timlin made his debut at age 25 and was immediately asked to do some heavy lifting out of the bullpen. He went 11-6 with a 3.16 ERA and pitched 108 innings in his rookie season. 

Timlin was famously on the mound when Otis Nixon bunted down the first base line. He had to act quickly to get the speedy Nixon and also executed a perfect throw to Joe Carter for the ultimate out. 

The native Texan would have his ups and downs over the years but was a gamer and battled through almost 400 innings and recorded 52 saves, the ninth-most in Jays' history.  

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