Baseball writers table decision on player bonuses

Updated: December 7, 2007, 3:41 AM ET
Associated Press

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Baseball writers tabled their decision to prevent players from receiving bonuses for winning the Most Valuable Player, Cy Young or rookie awards.

The Baseball Writers' Association of America voted 41-21 Wednesday in favor of the resolution, which was to be implemented in 2013. The lag time was designed to give agents and teams an opportunity to adapt to the ban.

On Thursday, the BBWAA's board voted 7-0 to table implementation.

"The action was taken ...

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