Justin Verlander with 3,931 pitches
In the Minor Leagues?
Charley "Red" Barrett of the Boston Braves threw a grand total of 58 pitches in a MLB game on 1944 August 10.
four seam fastball, slider, curveball
30 pitches P
26 pitches to Roy Thomas he fouled off 22 pitches 3 were balls and then the one he put in play
MLB. The average life span of a MLB ball is 5 pitches
Some catchers are allowed more leeway to call pitches by their managers than others. But usually pitches are called by the manager or pitching coach and relayed to the pitcher by the catcher.