Astros slugger Jose Altuve spotted at Starbucks following knee surgery

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Astros star Jose Altuve spotted at Starbucks
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Jose Altuve was spotted out and about as he recovers from his recent knee surgery.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston Astros star Jose Altuve was spotted over the weekend getting his caffeine boost.

Eyewitness News viewer Jessica Pantoja-Adams spotted the 'Stros slugger at Starbucks inside of Barnes & Noble on West Gray Street in the River Oaks Shopping Center.

She says Altuve was out and about while his daughter attended story time inside the store.

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But while Pantoja-Adams was understandably nervous, Altuve's cool demeanor eased the encounter.

"I was so nervous that I couldn't get my camera to work," she said. "He took it out of my hand and said, 'Here, why don't you let me take the picture?'"

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But most importantly, she says Altuve was limping and walking slow as he recovers from recent knee surgery.

Get well soon, Altuve!