George Springer has been mentioned in the news quite a bit lately.
But “Weekend Update” with Colin Jost and Michael Che is just a tad bit different.
Springer, the New Britain native, former UConn slugger and the 2017 World Series MVP from the Houston Astros made a cameo appearance along with teammates Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman on “Saturday Night Live.” They appeared in a skit with Leslie Jones, who was portraying a Yankees fan.
Springer, an outfielder who hit a record-tying five home runs in the World Series, one in the decisive Game 7, was pretty smooth, as smooth as he was in accepting the MVP trophy at Dodger Stadium.
Jost set it up this way, with a...