Mets interested in Andrew McCutchen for outfield depth


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The Mets are still in the market for a fourth outfielder and are interested in Andrew McCutchen, sources told The Post’s Jon Heyman.

It’s unclear if McCutchen is interested in a role as a spare outfielder, since the Mets have Starling Marte and Mark Canha and brought back Brandon Nimmo this offseason.

Darin Ruf is also on the bench as a potential right-handed DH, but he was dreadful after coming from the Giants in a trade last season and McCutchen could be used there on occasion.

Andrew McCutchen would fill a fourth outfielder role with the Mets.
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McCutchen, 36, is coming off an inconsistent season with the Brewers and has lost some power. 

He finished with an OPS of .700, a career-low, but was still a league-average hitter and remains solid as a corner outfielder.

Khalil Lee is the only other outfielder on the Mets’ 40-man roster.

Other available outfielders still on the free agent market include Adam Duvall, David Peralta and Jurickson Profar.

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