Meet Chompers and Chew Chew, the new Yard Goats mascots

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HARTFORD – Chompers and Chew Chew. Those are the names of the mascots for The Hartford Yard Goats.

The Yard Goats, Hartford’s new minor league baseball team will play their first game in April 2016 at Dunkin’ Donuts Park downtown. The team is the Double A affiliate of the Colorado Rockies. The park is under construction.

Chompers and Chew ChewChompers is a goat with green fur and according to the bio on MILB.com, his favorite band is NirBAHHHna.

Chew Chew has blue fur and likes Goyte and Train.

The team showed its logo back in July but for the past three months the goats have been unnamed. The team held a contest for fans to submit name suggestions. The fan whose submission lead to the mascots name will get Hartford Yard Goats season tickets for the inaugural 2016 season.

The team held a press conference to officially announce the mascots Friday morning.

The mascots will be available for appearances in the area.