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Mark Trumbo

Orioles' Mark Trumbo optimistic about return, but recognizes retirement is possible

Orioles' Mark Trumbo optimistic about return, but recognizes retirement is possible

Through a frustrating process that has featured multiple setbacks, Mark Trumbo has tried to maintain a positive attitude as he worked his way back to the Orioles.

But after a platelet-rich plasma injection Thursday put his rehabilitation on hiatus, Trumbo recognizes that if an evaluation in the next couple of weeks doesn’t show progress on his surgically repaired right knee, he’ll have to consider alternatives for his baseball future.

“You want to remain optimistic as long as you can until things just tell you that it’s not in the cards, but I’m hopeful that the PRP shot will provide some of the relief we’re looking for,” Trumbo said Friday. “Some of the things are unknowns,...

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