Stephen A. Smith really stepped in it this time.

Despite Shohei Ohtani being a force for the Angels, whether that’s on the mound on in the batter’s box, Smith doesn’t seem to be a big fan of the standout Japanese player.

The host of the ESPN show “First Take” had an interesting way to explain that recently, noting that the Ohtani can’t be the face of Major League Baseball because the Angel doesn’t speak English fluently.

Check out the clip below:

It didn’t take long for the reactions to come flooding in following Smith’s comments: