Roy Halladay of the Philadelphia Phillies starts Tuesday's All-Star game for the National League. There is no pitcher in 2011 better at getting batters to swing out of the zone at a change up:
Roy puts a large gap between himself and #2 Felix Hernandez. Halladay achieves this by getting more sink on his change up than most right-handed pitchers:
With the extra drop, batters go fishing down:
Even if batters make contact with these pitches, they're so low they'll probably wind up with a ground ball. Keep your eye on Roy's change up Tuesday night, and see how many AL batters chase it.