“Ohtani was so contained, so unerringly regulated that it became easy to forget the enormity of his quest. He has come here to hit three days a week and pitch once a week, at a level he has yet to experience, in front of a vast, impatient audience. The task is fascinating, difficult and so rare, the last person to do it was Babe Ruth 99 years ago … We search for an external sign of the unease that must be — that simply has to be — hiding deep inside. And day after day, there is none.” ESPN’s Tim Keown on Shohei Ohtani: The One Baseball’s Been Waiting For.

+ Deadspin: Shohei Ohtani Is Very Clearly Not From This Planet.

+ The crowd went wild several times at The Masters on Sunday. One of those times was not when the event’s champion hit the winning putt. ESPN: Patrick Reed doesn’t care what you think — he’s the Masters champion.