What we've learned so far

A look at who's up and who's down as the season hits the 30-game mark

Updated: May 3, 2013, 2:25 PM ET
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

The magic number is 30 -- as in 30 games. That magic number is about to hit home.

In football, 30 games can practically define a career. In baseball, 30 games merely get the furniture in place for the big party to come.

Just suppose last year's baseball season had ended after 30 games, for instance. The team that won the World Series (the San Francisco Giants) would have had the same record as the Miami Marlins. The Cleveland Indians and New York Mets ...

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