MLB Fans Mock ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith After Vlad Guerrero Jr. Wins All-Star MVP And Uses Translator During Speech

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Stephen A. Smith probably really hated watching Vlad Guerrero Jr. win the All-Star MVP on Tuesday night.

Earlier this week Smith drew severe backlash after he said MLB superstar Shohei Ohtani was harming the game by not speaking English and using a translator while speaking to the media.

“The fact that you got a foreign player that doesn’t speak English, that needs an interpreter, believe it or not, I think contributes to harming the game to some degree, when that’s your box-office appeal,”

“When you talk about an audience, gravitating to the tube, or to the ballpark to actually watch you, I don’t think it helps that the No. 1 face … needs an interpreter to understand what the hell he’s saying.”

Unfortunately for Smith, who apologized profusely for his comments about Ohtani several times, the top vote getter and MVP of the All-Star game Vladimir Guerrero Jr. used a translator during his MVP speech.

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