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Baseball is a game of failures. Even the best hitters make outs 3 out of 10 times! Realizing this is an important part of being a baseball player.
The best hitters are out 7 out of 10 times...
Still they hit the ball hard probably 6 or 7 out of 10 times. Have quality at bats. Move runners over. Bunt well. Swing only at good pitches to hit early in the count. Watch the pitcher for tendencies on first pitch, out pitch, etc. Watch where the catcher sets up most of the time. Is the pitcher gettting junk over for strikes. With two strikes, battle, and get the ball in play in the right direction. Help your team.
Best hitters make outs 7 out of 10 times.