The rub: All three are in the Pirates' outfield. Now you begin to understand the "Dream Outfield" stamp.
"They are all the fastest, judging by my mistakes they keep running down," left-hander Jeff Locke said.
"We've got to have one of the fastest outfields around," hitting coach Jeff Branson said.
"If we concentrate and work together, we're going to be very good," said Marte.
"People hitting the ball that way, they have no chance," Marte said with a grin.
One of manager Clint Hurdle's objectives for the coming season is more aggressive baserunning -- by everyone. However, the trio of Marte, McCutchen and Polanco could spectacularly answer that call.
If you're searching for areas where the Bucs can improve, that might be the first place to look: In 2014, the trio combined for 62 stolen bases, but their legs have so much more in them.
Tom Singer is a reporter for MLB.com and writes an MLBlog Change for a Nickel. Follow him on Twitter @Tom_Singer. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.