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Quick outs celebrated in San Diego

In most parks, fans post 'K' signs to count the home starter's striekouts.

But the Petco Park faithful don't have time to spend waiting around for whiffs. Since Greg Maddux's tour with the Padres in 2007-08, one section of Padres fans has hung giant Q's for "Quick Outs" -- those that require three or fewer pitches.

Their slogan: "We eschew the 'K,' they take all day. Efficient outs, is what we're about."