Players who had less than 5% and dropped off the ballot. All were in their first year of eligibility: Paul Konerko, Jason Giambi, Alfonso Soriano, Eric Chávez, Brad Penny, Raúl Ibañez, J.J. Putz, Josh Beckett, Heath Bell, Chone Figgins, Rafael Furcal, Carlos Peña, Brian Roberts, José Valverde