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UCLA's Tyler Rahmatulla suspended, out for rest of baseball season

May 17, 2011 | 12:11 pm

Tyler_250 Junior second baseman Tyler Rahmatulla of UCLA, an All-Pac-10 selection last season, has been suspended for the rest of the 2011 season because of "academic issues," a school spokesman said Tuesday.

Rahmatulla, a Santa Ana Mater Dei graduate, has not played since March 27.

He has been replaced in the Bruins' lineup by freshman Kevin Williams.

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-- Eric Sondheimer

Photo: Tyler Rahmatulla celebrates after scoring on March 4. Credit: Nati Harnik / Associated Press

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