Darrell "Doc" Rodgers, who hosted WLW-AM's "Extra Innings" show and previously worked as an assistant general manager for the Cincinnati Reds, passed away after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 52.
Rodgers announced in 2010 that he had stage 4 lung cancer. Radio station officials confirmed that Rodgers lost his battle with cancer.
He was also a high school basketball official as well as a real estate agent for Wyoming's Coldwell Banker West Shell office.
Rodgers pitched six minor-league seasons for the San Francisco Giants and the Reds before accepting a position as a Reds' minor-league pitching coach.