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Sandy Alderson fainted during today’s press conference

Sandy Alderson

New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson announces a two-year extension for manager Terry Collins during a news conference at Citi Field, Monday, Sept. 30, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

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Sandy Alderson and Mets brass were on hand late this morning to formally announce the two-year contract extension for Terry Collins. After the announcement and the formal presser, Alderson spoke with reporters informally about the Mets’ plans for the offseason.

Things got a little scary for a moment, however:

Rubin said that Alderson even made a bit of a joke when he got back up:

Hopefully this was just exhaustion from a tense and sleep-deprived couple of weeks.