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Schmuck: Marriage between Mark Trumbo, Orioles a success, but will it continue beyond 2016?

Schmuck: Marriage between Mark Trumbo, Orioles a success, but will it continue beyond 2016?

Slugger Mark Trumbo hasn't won the major league home run title just yet, but he already has won the respect of everyone in an Orioles organization that must soon decide how much it wants him back after a career season.

Who wouldn't want a popular guy who in his first year in Baltimore is on his way to extending the club's string of major league home run champions to four in a row, and entered Saturday leading the Orioles with 103 RBIs?

The answer would seem obvious, but this is the same team that faced essentially the same scenario with Nelson Cruz in 2014 and chose to let him sign with the Seattle Mariners rather than give him a guaranteed fourth year.

Cruz was the...

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