- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 5' 11", Weight 180 lb.
Linares was a coach for the Lexington Legends in 2005-2006 after spending six seasons (1999-2004) with the Astros' Dominican Republic operations as a scout and hitting coach. In 2019, he was appointed third base coach of the Tampa Bay Rays. In 2023, he was promoted to bench coach.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|2007||Greeneville Astros||Appalachian League||17-51||9th||Houston Astros|
|2008||Greeneville Astros||Appalachian League||30-36||7th||Houston Astros|
|2009||Greeneville Astros||Appalachian League||27-40||9th||Houston Astros|
|2010||Lexington Legends||South Atlantic League||71-68||6th||Houston Astros|
|2011||Lexington Legends||South Atlantic League||59-79||12th||Houston Astros|
|2012||Lancaster JetHawks||California League||74-66||3rd||Houston Astros||League Champs|
|2013||Lancaster JetHawks||California League||82-58||2nd||Houston Astros||Lost in 2nd round|
|2014||Lancaster JetHawks||California League||78-62||2nd (t)||Houston Astros||League Champs|
|2015||Corpus Christi Hooks||Texas League||89-51||1st||Houston Astros||Lost in 1st round|
|2016||Corpus Christi Hooks||Texas League||85-55||1st||Houston Astros||Lost in 1st round|
|2017||Corpus Christi Hooks||Texas League||76-71||4th (t)||Houston Astros|
|2018||Fresno Grizzlies||Pacific Coast League||82-57||3rd||Houston Astros||Lost League Finals|