The 29-year-old Rzepcynski has posted an ERA of 4.43 in 20 1/3 innings this season. The lefty has walked 4.4 batters per nine innings, which has been one of the main causes of his struggles this season.
Almonte, 26, is hitting a slash of .204/.271/.259 in 62 plate appearances this season. The switch-hitter has seen more time in Triple-A, hitting .275/.361/.414 with four homers and 35 RBIs in 282 plate appearances.
Padres picked up Rzepcynski from Cleveland for Almonte— keithlaw (@keithlaw) July 31, 2015