I think we all had at least half of the equation right - Rasner is out.
Although I am a bit surprised Kennedy didn't get the call, I think all things considered, Giese has earned his shot and hope he does well.
The one thing you can say about Girardi this far into his tenure is that he is willing to open that door of opportunity to just about anybody - and if you can earn your keep, it's yours until you lose it. You can't argue with that.
And to that point, absolutely love it that Christian got the start over Melkey.