Phelps plays ball with the Orioles as part of new reality show

Michael Phelps goes to batting practice

SARASOTA, Fla. - Michael Phelps is trading his swim goggles for a baseball bat.

The most decorated Olympian took batting practice with the Baltimore Orioles during spring training in Florida yesterday. He found the outfield with more than a few swings, impressing manager Buck Showalter.

Phelps wore a number-18 O's jersey, the same number of Olympic gold medals he's won. Phelps' visit to the Orioles is part of a reality show he's doing for the Golf Channel.

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