NEW YORK -- Phillies shortstop Jimmy Rollins tripled in the fifth inning of Monday's 3-1 win over the Mets at Citi Field, but umpires used instant replay to correctly rule the ball a home run.
Upon first glance, it looked like the ball might have hit off the top of the wall and bounced back onto the field, which caused Rollins to stop at third. But the ball actually hit the top of the roof of the Mets' bullpen in right-center field.
"I know there is a roof on the backside of the fence," Phillies manager Charlie Manuel said. "I saw it hit, and it bounced back this way."
The umpires needed 1 minute, 22 seconds to call it a homer.
It was Rollins' 21st homer of the season.
Todd Zolecki is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.