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Washington got to a half game out of first, but it didn't scare the Yanks

Stabilized play around second base helped give the Senators their best start in many years. Second Baseman Ken Aspromonte (left), a recent Red Sox reject, hit .409 for the week and teamed well with veteran ex-National League Shortstop Rocky Bridges, who was batting .297, a heady 61 points higher than his lifetime average.