Federal prosecutors said the investigation will continue into, whether the San Francisco Giants' slugger committed perjury, and there is a question about whether he was guilty of tax evasion on profits from numerous book signings.
"We are not seeking an indictment today in connection with the ongoing steroid-related investigation, and have postponed that decision for another day in light of some recent developments," said Kevin Ryan, U.S. Attorney for Northern California, in a statement. "Some unanswered questions remain in this case (and) we intend to pursue the answers to those questions."
Bonds is a seven-time National League MVP, and is second on baseball's all-time home run list with 721. He is 34 homers short of the all-time mark, 755, set by Hank Aaron.