This 10-game stretch will be crucial. When put in perspective with the first few weeks of the season, these games should answer some important questions determining lineup order, positional battles and roster spots.
So far it's been a mix of good, bad and ugly this season, but the next 10 days should really separate the men from the boys.
In order for this trip to be a success, a few things will need to happen. Some will be easy, yet most will provide the team a challenge. They may not win on all fronts, but if they win a few, the team and the season might manage to stay afloat.