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PITTSBURGH -- Andrew McCutchens fractured rib is healed. Bennie Logan Jersey . The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates. The Pirates activated the star centre fielder off the 15-day disabled list on Tuesday. McCutchen will bat third as Pittsburgh tries to end a season-high six-game losing streak against Atlanta. McCutchen went on the disabled list last week, retroactive to Aug. 4, with fractured rib cartilage. The Pirates went 5-9 in McCutchens absence to fall slightly off the pace in the playoff race. "Its pretty frustrating," McCutchen said. "Its like having your best friend out there during a race and you want to go out there and help him and you cant. Its kind of the same thing. Your teammates are out there grinding and were getting the short end of the stick the last few games." McCutchen was batting .307 with 17 home runs and 67 RBIs at the time of the injury. He insists he isnt experiencing any lingering pain from the injury, which came after a seemingly routine sacrifice fly against Arizona on Aug. 3. He will wear extra padding for the time being as a precaution but doesnt believe he will be limited in any way. "Im going to play the way Ive been playing," he said. To make room for McCutchen on the 25-man roster, the Pirates sent utility infielder Michael Martinez to Triple-A Indianapolis. Manager Clint Hurdle hopes the return of the franchise cornerstone will stabilize a lineup thats been in flux for most of the month thanks to a string of injuries to regulars like McCutchen and second baseman Neil Walker. "I think the presence is valuable," Hurdle said. "The player is valuable but the value the presence does bring is something we would miss whenever hes not in." The injury came a day after McCutchen was drilled in the back by a 95 mph fastball Arizona reliever Randall Delgado, which happened to be one game after Diamondbacks first baseman Paul Goldschmidt broke his hand after getting hit by Pirates reliever Ernesto Frieri. While there was no direct correlation between getting plunked and the ensuing rib issue, McCutchen said he was "a little upset" Delgado was not disciplined. "Theres a chance that someone could get hurt with the same injury that I got because there was nothing that was handled," McCutchen said. "It wouldnt surprise me if something like that would happen again." Luke Stocker Titans Jersey . Having won the first leg 1-0 in Barcelona, Madrid entered the match at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium already in control and quickly sealed its place in the semifinals when Jese Rodriguez scored in the seventh minute. Xavier Sua-Filo Jersey . The Spanish champions decision not to sign a defender during the January transfer window may have backfired after Valencia took advantage of a lethargic, uninspired effort by its hosts at the Camp Nou, where former Spain coach Luis Aragones -- who previously coached the Catalan side -- was honoured after his death on Saturday.Indianapolis, IN ( - Trent Richardson and T.Y. Hilton scored touchdowns 2:23 apart in the third quarter to help the Indianapolis Colts pull away for a 23-3 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday. Andrew Luck fumbled twice on his teams first three possessions and the Colts (7-4) were tied with the Jaguars (1-10) until Adam Vinatieri kicked his second of three field goals at the end of the first half. Richardsons 1-yard touchdown run and Hiltons electric 73-yard catch pushed the lead to 20-3. Luck finished 21-of-32 for 253 yards and Hilton had four catches for 122 yards on the day his daughter was born. The AFC South-leading Colts bounced back from a 22-point loss to New England last week, during which leading rusher Ahmad Bradshaw suffered a season-ending broken leg. Dan Herron led them with 65 yards rushing on 12 carries. Blake Bortles completed 15-of-27 passes for 146 yards with an interception for the Jaguars, who have lost four in a row since beating Cleveland on Oct. 19. They were coming off a bye after losing to Dallas in London the week before. Bortles said it was frustrating only getting three points off Lucks early turnovers. It was hard. The defense played really well, he said. They stood up when we put them in some bad situations and they got us some turnovers, so that was good. I thought they did a really good job and obviously we werent able to capitalize on it. The Colts held a 6-3 lead after a sloppy first half and extended it to 13-3 on their first series of the second half on Richardsons 1-yard touchdown. Hilton then beat Dwayne Gratz down the right sideline for his 73-yard score and cradled the ball in the end zone -- a nod to the new dads daughter, who was born in the moorning. Blaine Gabbert Jersey. Josh Cribbs touchdown on an 82-yard punt return was called back because of a penalty on Josh Gordy, but the Colts got a 32-yard field goal from Vinatieri to push their lead to 23-3. Luck fumbled twice on the Colts first three possessions and the teams combined for four turnovers in the first quarter -- and a fifth early in the second. It was hard to get stuff going, said Luck. Thats a good defense, a good front four. We had our share of self-inflicted penalties and didnt do a good job taking care of the football, but a lot of those are because of what they did. A lot of credit goes to what they did on defense in stifling us early. Defensive end Chris Clemons sacked him to cause the first fumble, but Vontae Davis intercepted Bortles two plays later, leading to Vinatieris 46-yarder. Chris Smiths sack caused the second fumble, giving the Jaguars the ball at the Indianapolis 12, but they settled for Josh Scobees 28-yard field goal to tie the score with 4:17 left in the first quarter. The fourth turnover was Denard Robinsons fumble, which was forced by Colts defensive tackle Arthur Jones. Indianapolis gave the ball right back after a replay review found Herron wasnt down before he fumbled inside the 10-yard line. Vinatieri kicked a 20-yard field goal before halftime. Game Notes The Colts have won five straight over the Jaguars and lead the all-time series 20-8 ... Bortles has thrown an interception in each of his first nine NFL games ... The Colts will play their third consecutive home game next Sunday against Washington ... 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